Network Security Course Decription


CSA 580 Research Methodology and Project Preparation
This course is designed to cover key elements of social science methods in evidence-based policy, including quantitative and qualitative techniques and expert opinion to build facts and findings from context-free and context-rich environments. This course should also help prepare the student to complete his or her Master's thesis. The course aims to improve the student's ability to comprehend and assess the graduate-level readings assigned in other courses, and to write research papers and complete other written assignments for those courses. The course is intended to provide take-away skills that can be applied to professional activities after graduation: in particular, students should have greater confidence in their abilities to locate, read, commission, design, or conduct relevant research, and to draft research proposals. Among the topics covered: content analysis, survey and interviews, case study, ethics and research. Credits: ECTS: 2 US: 1. Prerequisite: None.

CSA 581 Cyber Security Standards and Policies
The course teaches students about cyber security standards and policies. Cyber security standards and policies enable organizations to practice safe security techniques to minimize the number of successful cyber security attacks. The course will cover the most widely used security standard today know as ISO 27001. Other security standards and policies for IT infrastructure protection will also be taught. In addition, risk assessment and risk management will be incorporated in the course. Credits: ECTS: 4 US: 2. Prerequisite: None.

CSA 591 Law in Cyber Crime
This course examines law, legal policies and their issues that exist and are used today when dealing with cyber crime. The course examines comparative legal approach to the problem of cybercrime. It addresses basic issues in comparative criminal law, and explores the key concepts of cyberspace and cybercrime. It also addresses some of the most prominent topics in the substantive law of cybercrime (e.g., unauthorized access to computers and files, malicious code such as viruses and worms, intellectual property offenses such as economic espionage and copyright piracy, fraud, "hate speech," and pornography). Major issues in the procedural law of cybercrime (e.g., surveillance technologies and legal standards for interception of electronic communications and evidence-gathering), as well as transnational legal issues are also examined. Cybercrime sentencing issues and predictions for the control of cybercrime are examined at the end of the course. Credits: ECTS: 4 US: 2. Prerequisite: None.

CSA 593 Industrial Network Security
This course teaches students about industrial network security. Students will study about industrial network, its protocol, how it operates, application characteristics of an industrial control system, as well as a variety of common compliance controls. Students will learn to identify why security controls should be implemented, where they should implemented, how they should be implemented, and how they should be used. Topics covered include how secure enclaves are established, monitored, anomaly and threat detection, standards and regulations applicable to industrial network security, as well as common mistakes and pitfalls that occur within industrial control system. Credits: ECTS: 4 US: 2. Prerequisite: None.