CYB-530 Operating Systems Security

This course explores the fundamentals of modern operating systems (OS), including basic operating system structure, file systems and storage, memory management techniques, process scheduling and resource management, and threads. Course activities evaluate OS-level mechanisms as well as policies designed to detect and defend against cyberattacks. Lab activities explore applications of OS security techniques such as authentication and memory protection.

Credits: 3

Offered in Jul 2020, Oct 2020, Jan 2021, Apr 2021

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