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Subject name: INFORMATION SECURITY - Back

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This course will introduce main concepts in information security, and protection measures against various attacks, network, software, web security, as well as encryption algorithms.
Students will be able to:
-	define the concepts of confidentiality, availability and integrity as they relate to information security
-	explain the concepts of sophisticated attackers and script kiddies and their differences
-	perform basic security planning, including physical security and technological security
-	explain the proper situations for applying cryptographic hashing and encryption algorithms
-	write software that utilizes encryption, hashing and digital signatures
-	define the concepts of honey pots and secure sandboxes and their relationship to computer security
-	explain the basics of network attacks such as SQL injection attacks
-	identify typical computer crimes