Computer Security, Privacy, and Ethics

Computer Security, Privacy, and Ethics - CSD227

This course focuses on high-level computer, network and cloud security and privacy concepts.  The learner will apply hands-on skills in establishing then implementing security policies to protect systems and data from internal and external threats. The topics of cyber-security, ransomware, social engineering and phishing will be explored in detail.  Cryptography, encryption and hashing methods along with firewall defence, will be applied in various scenarios, then tested for resiliency. Packet Analysis tools will be used by the learner to extract data flowing through systems and across networks.