IT404 Computer and Information Security 4 credits
The vulnerability of computers to criminal abuse will be examined. Topics include access control, data encryption and personnel controls. Major classes of intellectual property will be examined; e.g., trade secrets, patents, copyrights, trademarks, government secrets and other strategic data. Theft of high technology and electronic crimes will be studies in addition to detection approaches. Preparation of data center policies and procedures is an important part of the course, in addition to the formation of the team so necessary in the conduct of an investigation.