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DCS 860B Topics in Data Security

Prerequisite: Completion of the first year of doctoral study.

Course Description: This course aims at introducing doctoral students to research problems and ideas in emerging topics in information security. This course will introduce information security topics in several current research areas including countermeasures to Internet attacks, insider threats and solutions for organizations, economics of information security and security usability. This course is a research seminar. Students will learn research methods and research problems in information security and learn to critique research works/papers in this area.


2 - 3 credits