RIT Department of Computer Science
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CSCI-531 Introduction to Intelligent Security Systems Syllabus

Instructor: Dr. Leon Reznik                                 Contact Information Introductory letter

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Catalogue Description

The course will introduce students into the current state of an application of intelligent methodologies in computer security and information assurance systems design. It will review different application areas such as intrusion detection and monitoring systems, access control and biological authentication, firewall structure and design. The students will be required to implement a course project on design of a particular security tool with an application of an artificial intelligence methodology and to undertake its performance analysis. (CSCI-331 Introduction to Intelligent Systems or CSCI-351 Data Communications and Networks I or Permission of the instructor)

Course Outcomes

Course Policies

This class will be taught in a blended mode; in this case the class meeting time will be reduced but the students will have to do more work independently and online. Please, see Welcome to my class Introductory letter and mycourses for further information

Required Materials

Textbook: J.M. Kizza, Computer Network Security, Springer

Additional Resource

This class will extensively use Mycourses. Much more information, references and resources could be found on the Mycourses page. All curriculum activities, such as assignment submissions, online discussions and even tests will be done through Mycourses. Please, login into the course mycourses page as soon as you are granted the access.


 Projects  50
  Tests 40
 Presentations  10

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