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Course Title[Course Code]:Distributed Computing[CSC 448]

Faculty: Computers and Artificial Intelligence
Department: Computer Science
Program: Computer Science
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Undergraduate(Forth Year-Second Semester)
Lecture:( 3 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( 2 )

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing the overview: Characteristics of computer intrusion, points of security vulnerability, methods of defense. Basic encryption and decryption: Different types of ciphers, characteristics of good ciphers, crypt analysis. Secure encryption systems: Hard problems & complexity. Properties of arithmetic, public-key systems, single-key systems and the data encryption standard (DES), enhance cryptographic security. Security involving programs: Information accesses problems, viruses and worms, controls against attack, operating system control, administrative controls. Design of secure operating systems: Models of security, penetration of operating systems, examples of security in general purpose operating systems. Database security: reliability and integrity, sensitive data, the inference problem, multilevel data security. Personal computer security: Security measures, protection for files, copy protection. Computer network security and communication security. (top) (more)