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|CS 42600 - Computer Security|
Learning Outcomes: 1. Apply the notions of threat, vulnerability, attack, countermeasure, security objectives, and adversarial models when analyzing security of computer and information systems. 2. Explain the main authorization mechanisms and access control models, and their applicability in different situations. 3. Explain security issues related to password and other authentication mechanisms. 4. Explain the different types of malware, the mechanisms of their propagation, and the strengths and limitations of different defense mechanisms. 5. Identify the threats and vulnerabilities for a networked environment, and explain different countermeasures, and their effectiveness. 6. Explain the vulnerabilities brought about by modern web-based application and services, different countermeasures, and their effectiveness.
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