This course provides an introduction to basic concepts of communication networks and network security, different types of networks, protocols over different layers, applications, and security issues, through lectures, labs, homework, and reading on relevant materials. You will
•Understand networking principles, protocols, and technologies.
•Understand design and performance issues involved in providing network services.
•Acquire background for supporting e-commerce, e-government, and e-education.
• Gain hands-on experiences through implementation of simple network protocols.
• Preparation for research or taking advanced courses in computer networks and security.
College of Engineering and Computer Science