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Principles of Information Security

Course IDCourse NameCreditsSemester
MIS1101Principles of Information Security3First

Having completed this course the student will be able to:

  • communicate knowledge of the concepts, models and terms commonly used in the area of IT security.

  • understand the basic concepts and scientific thinking in information security.

  • identify the current IT security issues.

  • evaluate factors that influence the security of systems.


Introduction to information security, Security Models and Policies, Program Security, Malicious Software, Operating system security, Privacy and Privacy Enhancement Tools, Steganography, Social Engineering, Security threats on Social networks