September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 30, 2020  
September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IT 372 - Web Security


This course offers an in-depth look at web application security for students who have some prior understanding of web technologies. There is an in-depth treatment of several significant topics such as user authentication, browser security, business logic, data handling, and distributed threats. The course also covers motivating attacks, defense mechanisms, and security tools and techniques. Emphasis is placed on the skills and abilities for analyzing and documenting web security as a security specialist in order to protect web-related services. Topics include client security, cookies and web beacons, phishing, transaction security-certificates and secure connections, spyware and viruses, man-in-the-middle attacks, server security, denial-of-service attacks, attacks via clients (e.g., zombies and DOS), and DNS poisoning. Semester Credit Hours 3.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 60.00 Prerequisite: NT 371 Web Server Installation and Administration . Corequisite: None.