Web and Applications Security

SEC 260
Description: Students will be introduced to the foundational technologies and security principles of web-based applications. This includes communication protocols, data formatting standards, client and server-side scripting, databases programming, and interactions within a tiered-application architecture. Students will gain a perspective on the importance of web applications in the modern enterprise with a focus on security threats, common vulnerabilities, and the practical application of security controls to mitigate those risks.

Prerequisite: Complete NET-150 and SYS-140 with a grade of C or better.
Credits: 3

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