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Introduction to Information and Network Security COMP 7003

Computer Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course provides in-depth coverage of TCP/IP and "real-world" network traffic analysis using tools such as Wireshark and tcpdump. Students are introduced to securing servers and services as well as monitoring systems for performance and intrusion. Students will gain practical knowledge in the use of public-key encryption in securing information and implementing secure automatic logins and file transfers. This course provides coverage of perimeter protection and firewall designs, intrusion detection and IDS/IPS design and their implementation.​

Prerequisite(s)

  • Acceptance into the Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science (BscACS) program.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$824.03

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of COMP 7003 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 91662

Duration

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 91662
  • Domestic fees $824.03
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 27 Wed 18:00 - 21:45 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 323
Instructor

D'Arcy Smith

Course outline

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Credits

3

Domestic fees

$824.03

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 1. Please email compBSc@bcit.ca for departmental approval. Include your student number (A0#), course number (COMP__) and preferred CRN. 2. This is a BScACS course. 3. BScACS program students have up to seven (7) years to complete the Bachelor program starting from the date of their first Technical degree-level course or the date of acceptance to the Bachelor program, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Perform a detailed analysis of network operation and performance using tools such as tcpdump and Wireshark.
  • Manipulate the configuration files related to the setup and system initialization of networking components.
  • Secure system services using simple utilities such as super server daemons.
  • Secure data and network access using public-key encryption.
  • Configure and use system monitoring and analysis tools to monitor systems for performance as well as intrusion.
  • Describe cyber security objectives, threat actors and threat vectors.
  • Design and implement Linux firewalls, intrusion detection (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention (IPS) tools.
  • Conduct detailed and extensive tests to verify firewall and IDS/IPS functionality.
  • Use logs produced by various security tools to conduct security audits on a network.​

Effective as of Fall 2023

Related Programs

Introduction to Information and Network Security (COMP 7003) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Science (Database Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time
  2. Applied Computer Science (Games Development Option)
    Bachelor of Science Full-time
  3. Applied Computer Science (Human Computer Interface Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time
  4. Applied Computer Science (Network Security Administration Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time
  5. Applied Computer Science (Network Security Applications Development Option)
    Bachelor of Science Full-time/Part-time
  6. Applied Computer Science (Wireless and Mobile Applications Development Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time

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