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Security is a top concern in computing environments. Intrusion protection and detection of servers and networks is common place in large data centers, But, malicious threats from outside are only part of the issue in security. Information assurance and compliance are duties recognized in information system operations. Continuity planning and disaster recovery are all part of the security policy. With increased use of mobile applications, there are new concerns.

Courses offered in the information security concentration:

Course Number Title Description

MSCS 6310-6320

Computer Networks 1 & 2

Networking and networking standards and protocols, layered architecture of networks..

MSCS 6355

Mobile Computing

Fundamentals including mobility management, mobile data management, context awareness, wireless and ubiquitous computing.

MSCS 6360

Enterprise Architecture

Highly distributed systems with secure transactions. Managing the life cycle of data and components.

MSCS 6931 or

INTE 6156 or

EECE 5840

MSCS Topics: Security/
Privacy and Security/
Computer Security

Covers safeguards, risk management, data tampering, authentication, encryption, digital signatures, and authorizations. Covers intrusion detection and prevention, ethical issues and cryptology

INTE 6150

Information Technology Strategy

Information flow, governance, exploiting information to support the business.


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Summer 2014 Research Experience

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science hosted a Summer 2014 Research Experience (REU) for Undergraduates. This program provides undergraduates with an intensive, faculty-mentored, summer research experience in the areas of applied mathematics, high-performance computing, statistics, ubiquitous systems and mathematics education. Learn more