Course Descriptions

Computer and Network Security

SEC 465
Cybersecurity and IoT
3 credits

This course will explore the Internet of Things (IoT), creating one or more projects using microcontrollers such as the Raspberry Pi, Arduino or other microcontrollers. Vulnerabilities will be examined along with how they might be exploited and mitigated. Known exploits will be researched and students will examine their home networks in order to understand their exposure to cybersecurity threats.
Ideally, interested students should be familiar with one or more of the following: Networks, Python, Java, C or C++, Linux, Raspberry Pi, and/or Arduino.
The student should have demonstrated through prior coursework the ability to stay focused, problem solve and find answers to problems on their own.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of Program Chair