University of Calgary

CPSC 526 - Network Systems Security - Winter 2020

Attacks on networked systems, tools and techniques for detection and protection against attacks including firewalls and intrusion detection and protection systems, authentication and identification in distributed systems, cryptographic protocols for IP networks, security protocols for emerging networks and technologies, privacy enhancing communication. Legal and ethical issues will be introduced.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-2T)


  • Computer Science 329 and one of Pure Mathematics 329, Computer Science 418 or Pure Mathematics 418 are recommended as preparation for this course.


  • Computer Science 441.


  • Credit for Computer Science 526 and either 529 or 626 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2021.
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