Information Security

College of Engineering & Computer Science

Department of Information Technology

Course Overview:

The Information Security course will provide the reader with a basic knowledge of information security in both theoretical and practical aspects. It will first cover the basic knowledge needed to understand the key concepts of information security, discussing many of the concepts that underpin the security world. It will then dive into practical applications of these ideas in the areas of operations, physical, network, operating system, and application security.

Aims & Objective:

Learning Objectives includes:

  • Upon completing this course, students will:
  • Understand the fundamentals of Information security
  • Understand the legal aspects of security for digital data
  • Understanding the Tools that used for this course and how to used it (some tools for file system and E-mail)
  • Understand the relationship between IT and security
  • Learn best practices for incidence response
  • Duration: 15 week
  • Lectures: 14
  • Language: English
  • Hours per Week: 3
Stage: Third Year
Semester: First Semester
Course Type: Coursat
Credit: 2
Code: IT301IS
Attendance: 5%
Class Tests and Quizzes: 10%
Midterm Examination: 25%
Practical Exam: NIL
Final Examination: 60%
Passed Grade