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CSI4139 / CEG4399

Design of Secure Computer Systems

Security policies. Security mechanisms. Physical security. Security awareness. User authentication. Application security mechanisms. Encryption. External and internal firewalls. Security of operating systems and software. Security of e-commerce applications. Design of security system and components. Devices for security analysis; sniffers, attack detectors. Information warfare. Ethical issues in computer security.

Prerequisites: CEG3182 or CSI3103 or SEG3150