About this Course

This course provides a one-semester overview of information security. It is designed to help students with
prior computer and programming knowledge — both undergraduate and graduate — understand this important
priority in society today. The technical content of the course gives a broad overview of essential concepts and
methods for providing and evaluating security in information processing systems (operating systems and
applications, networks, protocols, and so on).

In addition to its technical content, the course touches on the
importance of management and administration, the place information security holds in overall business risk,
social issues such as individual privacy, and the role of public policy.

Course Cost
Free
Skill Level
intermediate
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Intro to Information Security

by Georgia Institute of Technology

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Course Leads

Wenke Lee
Wenke Lee

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Mustaque Ahamad
Mustaque Ahamad

Instructor

Catherine Gamboa
Catherine Gamboa

Instructor

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