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COMP 8005 - Network and Security Applications Development

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course is designed to provide students with a solid set of practical skills in the area of network and system-level programming on the Linux platform. The design and implementation of IPv4/IPv6 Client-Server applications is covered in-depth. Issues such as modularity and efficiency in the implementation of protocols will be covered. The emphasis will be very much the design and implementation of high-performance, robust, and scalable network applications. Security and private data transmission techniques over public networks are covered. Client-Server applications are designed and implemented using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) API. An in-depth coverage of techniques used to design and develop secure code and robust applications will be provided. Students will also be familiarized with the Bluetooth software development techniques.

Prerequisite(s)

60% in COMP 7005

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Implement advanced communications protocols on a multi-processing, multitasking environment.
  • Use the IPV4 and IPv6 socket API calls in the design and implementation of networked applications.
  • Design and implement Client-Server applications over a multi-platform network (e.g. Windows Clients to a UNIX Server).
  • Use high-performance, edge-triggered system calls such as epoll to design and implement high-speed and high-load network applications.
  • Use the Berkeley Sockets API proficiently, including multicasting and raw sockets.
  • Design and implement secure applications using SSL.
  • Design and implement basic Client/Server applications for Bluetooth devices.
  • Use effective debugging techniques using tools such as gdb, gprof, valgrind, strace, ltrace, etc.

Effective as of Winter 2014

Related Programs

COMP 8005 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

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