Mar 02, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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COSC 469 - Human Factors in Cybersecurity

3 Credit Hours
A broad introduction to human-computer interaction (HCI) and its impact on the theory and practice of cybersecurity. Topics include the research methods in HCI, ethics, authentication, usable secure communication, phishing, usable cryptographic libraries, inclusivity/diversity in system design, and human-aware policy creation. Coursework focuses on helping students adapt a human-aware mindset regarding the design, implementation, and use of cybersecurity tools and principles.

Credit Restriction: Students cannot receive credit for both COSC 469 and COSC 569 (see graduate catalog for course description).
(RE) Prerequisite(s): COSC 366  with a grade of C or better.



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