Information Security - Advanced topics

Prerequisites: This is the 3rd course in the intermediate, undergraduate-level offering that makes up the larger Cybersecurity Fundamentals MicroBachelors Program. We recommend taking them in order, unless you have a background in these areas already and feel comfortable skipping ahead.Information Security - Introduction to Information SecurityInformation Security - Authentication and Access ControlInformation Security - Advanced TopicsNetwork Security - Introduction to Network SecurityNetwork Security - ProtocolsNetwork Security - Advanced TopicsPenetration Testing - Discovering VulnerabilitiesPenetration Testing - ExploitationPenetration Testing - Post ExploitationThese topics build upon the learnings that are taught in the introductory-level Computer Science Fundamentals MicroBachelors program, offered by the same instructor. Learn more fundamentals of information security, including Injection Attacks and Defenses, Privacy and Anonymity Software Validity and Rights, Cryptocurrency. 5 Weeks 8-10 Hours per week recommended
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About This Course:

This is the 3rd course in the intermediate, undergraduate-level offering that makes up the larger Cybersecurity Fundamentals MicroBachelors Program. We recommend taking them in order, unless you have a background in these areas already and feel comfortable skipping ahead.

What You’ll Learn:

Define Same-Origin PolicyDescribe SQL Injection and Common defensesDescribe Cross Site Request Forgery (XSRF) and Common DefensesDescribe Cross Site Scripting (XSS) and Common DefensesDiscuss different definitions of PrivacyDefine anonymityDefine contextual integrityDescribe Differential PrivacyDescribe Mix NetworksDescribe how Tor Provides AnonymityDefine Digital CertificatesDescribe the Trusted Platform Module (TPM)Describe DNS AmplificationDistinguish between Watermarking and SteganographyDescribe How Bit-Coin Prevents an Attacker from Faking a ChainDescribe Why Minors Validate TransactionsDescribe Why BitCoin Mining Consumes So Much Power and Some AlternativesDescribe Threats to the BitCoin EcoSystem

Meet Your Instructor:

Aspen Olmsted

Adjunct Professor at New York University Tandon School of Engineering Aspen Olmsted is an adjunct faculty member in the New York University Tandon School of Engineering in the Computer Science and Engineering department. Aspen's fulltime job is as an assistant professor and Graduate program director at the College of Charleston. He obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from The University of South Carolina. Before his academic career, he was CEO of Alliance Software Corporation. Alliance Software developed N-Tier enterprise applications for the performing arts and humanities market. Dr Olmsted’s research focus is on the development of algorithms and architectures for distributed enterprise solutions that can guarantee security and correctness while maintaining high-availability. In his Secure Data Engineering Lab, Aspen mentors over a dozen graduate and undergraduate students each year
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Duration

5 weeks

Experience Level

Intermediate

Learning Partner

New York University (NYUx)

Pacing

Self-paced

Program Type

MicroBachelors®

Subject

Computer Science