Topics from the semester, Fall 2020

I will populate this closer to the end of the semester. Meanwhile, feel free to review the topics guide from Fall 2019

This is a list of topics discussed in class to help guide you in your study – it is not an all-inclusive guide.

Threat Modeling and Cybersecurity Risk Management

Cryptography – Symmetric Encryption and Hashing

Cryptography – Supplemental

Cryptography – Asymmetric

Cryptography – Digital Certificates

Authentication and Passwords

Password Cracking

Vulnerability Scanning


Physical Security

Human Element

Network Security Monitoring and Incident Response

Malware Analysis

Online Security

We haven’t explicitly covered these yet in class! I’ll move them up if we do get to them.


Information Privacy

Information Security in Organizations

Security and Terrorism