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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Special Topics - Introduction to Computer and Network Security

COMPSCI 597N

This course provides an introduction to the principles and practice of computer and network security. A focus on both fundamentals and practical information will be stressed. The three key topics of this course are cryptography, privacy, and network security. Subtopics include ciphers, hashes, key exchange, security services (integrity, availability, confidentiality, etc.), security attacks, vulnerabilities, anonymous communications, and countermeasures.
Course Details

Fall 2021

Open

Remote Learning
Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 8, 2021
TU
5:30 - 6:45 pm
01
22575
3
Base Cost: $2,280 ($760/credit)
Term Fee: $50
Start date: Sep 01, 2021
End date: Dec 08, 2021
Last day to add: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to drop: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Oct 28, 2021