Course Description

Security technologies and management in networked/Internet environments with hands-on skills and research opportunities. This course provides students with the concepts, threats, and key components of network security with technologies and effective management.



Professor of Record

Md Tariq Islam


Graduate students who desire to explore security technologies in networked environments.


IST623 Introduction to Information Security

Learning Objectives

After taking this course, students will be able to: 

  1. Describe the security threats and challenges in the networked/Internet environments.
  2. Explain the key technologies of network defense and their limitations.
  3. List the legal, ethical, and management issues in information security.
  4. Exhibit the ability to present their research outcomes and facilitate Q&A discussions.
  5. Use the hands-on skills with network security technologies.

Course Syllabus

IST 634 Security in Networked Environments Syllabus.pdf

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