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|CS 52700 - Software Security|
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course focuses on software security fundamentals, secure coding guidelines and principles, and advanced software security concepts. Students will learn to assess and understand threats, learn how to design and implement secure software systems, and get hands-on experience with common security pitfalls. Restricted to CS MS and CS PHD students. Significant programming experience and skills are required to complete the labs and projects.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture
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Offered By: College of Science
Department: Computer Science
May be offered at any of the following campuses:
Learning Outcomes: 1. Explain the top 20 most common weaknesses in software security (CWE top 20) and understand how such problems can be avoided in software. 2. Know limitations of existing defense mechanisms and how to overcome them. 3. Explain and identify common security threats, risks, and attack vectors for software systems. 4. Evaluate and assess current security best practices and defense mechanisms for current software systems. 5. Identify security problems in source code and binaries, assess the associated risks, and reason about their severity and exploitability. 6. Assess the security of given source code or applications.