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Undergraduate Concentration in Information Security

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The Department of Computer Science offers a concentration in information security within its undergraduate program. This concentration includes a base of six required courses that equips students to find employment in the secure communications industry or to pursue graduate studies in information security.

Detailed description of the concentration (in PDF format).

Base course of the concentration:

PMAT 329 Introduction to Cryptography

Information security and cryptography courses courses offered by the Department of Computer Science:

CPSC 429 Applied Cryptography
CPSC 527 Computer Viruses and Malware
CPSC 528 Spam and Spyware
CPSC 529 Information and Network Security

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Centre for Information Security and Cryptography
MS 476, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
Canada T2N 1N4
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