Computer Security

Computer Security

Computer Security

Do you have a strong attention to detail? Do you enjoy thinking outside of the box to solve problems? If so, pursuing a Bachelor of Innovation in Computer Security may be right for you.

Computer Security majors use creativity and technical knowledge to detect, mitigate, and protect against threats to information security.

What do Computer Security B.I. students study?

Computer security is the study of computer science with information and network security. It encompasses both the study of theoretical analysis and the practical problems of protecting networks, computers, and data.


  1. System Administration and Security CS 3910

    Covers the installation and configuration of mainstream operating systems, important network services, disaster recovery procedures, and techniques for ensuring the security of the system.

  2. Computer Networks CS 4220

    Course focuses on the basic network and protocol concepts and principles with practical hands-on exercises on network management, network programming, and network planning through the use of industry simulators. Topics include: Internet protocols and routing, local area networks, basic TCP/IP programming, congestion control, packet switching and routing, quality-of-service, and network management.

  3. Fundamentals of Computer/Network Security CS 4910

    Students will learn basic cryptography, user authentication, access control, malicious software, network attacks and protection, software security, and operating system security. Students will also perform hands-on security lab exercises.

  4. Applied Cryptography CS 4920

    Basic security issues in computer communication, classical cryptographic algorithms, symmetric-key cryptography, public-key cryptography, authentication, and digital signatures.

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