Secure and Dependable Computing Systems
This academic certificate is offered by the Department of Computer Science. After completing this certificate, students will have a solid understanding of practical topics in network security; policy and mechanism, malicious code; intrusion detection, prevention, response; cryptographic techniques for privacy and integrity; emphasis on tradeoffs between risk of misuse, cost of prevention, and societal issues; concepts implemented in programming assignments; advanced topics in design and analysis of network, database, and operating system security; current trends and research in mandatory and discretionary security policies.
Certificate Coordinator: James Alves-Foss, Ph.D.
All students must contact the certificate coordinator to discuss background qualifications prior to starting the certificate. The certificate coordinator is a faculty member who will advise you before you declare for the certificate and while you are taking courses.
This academic certificate consists of 12 credits selected from the courses listed below and approved by the certificate coordinator.
|Required Courses (6 credits)||Credits|
|CS 536||Advanced Information Assurance Concepts||3|
|CS 538||Network Security||3|
|CS 547||Computer and Network Forensics||3|
|Electives (6 credits)||Credits|
|CS 504||Special Topics (as approved by the coordinator)||3|
|CS 539||Applied Security Concepts||3|
|CS 544||Control and Crit Intra Systems||3|
|ECE 544||Supervisory Control and Critical Infrastructure Systems||3|
|CS 548||Survivable Systems and Networks||3|
|CS 549||Fault/Tolerant Systems||3|
|CS 569||Resilient Control of Critical Infrastructure||3|