Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||INFORMATION SECURITY|
|Module Short Title|
|Semester Taught||Hilary Term|
|Contact Hours||1 3hr lecture|
|Module Personnel||Elizabeth Daly|
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to:
This module gives students a comprehensive appreciation of information systems security concepts and techniques including privacy and data protection. Lectures will include an introduction to basic encryption building blocks and algorithms. Additionally, students will learn how to evaluate new technologies, their potential security risks and recommended actions.
|Recommended Reading List|
Pfleeger, C. P., Pfleeger, S. L. (2007) Security in Computing (4th Ed.), Prentice Hall. ISBN 0132390779. Link
All of above assessment details are yet to be confirmed.
|Academic Year of Data||2014/15|