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IT 612 Web Server Setup, Configuration, and Security Issues

Course Description: This course provides a thorough introduction to the architecture of a Web server. Students will be setting up a Web server, configure it and understand the security issues. Students will be doing hands-on work either in the department labs or they can setup their own personal Web server. Topics include: Functions of a Web server, planning a server, configuring for CGI, and servlets, log files, server maintenance. Security issues will be discussed with focus on encryption, Secure Socket Layer (SSL), firewalls, and secure online transactions.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

IT 600 Minimum Grade of C and IT 602 Minimum Grade of C and IT 604 Minimum Grade of C