Become An Information Security Specialist

Malicious Software and Software Security

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to

  • explain malicious software and list by type;
  • explain typical software solutions used in dealing with viruses and worms;
  • explain common software security issues such as buffer overflow;
  • explain denial of service and distributed denial of service attacks; and
  • explain techniques that could be used in information warfare.

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