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Course Details

Course Code: ISSC325 Course ID: 4670 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course presents an introduction to biometrics, the study of recognizing individuals based on their unique physical or behavioral traits related to computer and information security. Authentication, authorization, identification, and access control through biometric perspective are emphasized. The course orients practical applications of biometrics in the real world, providing a realistic view of the use of biometrics within the emerging threats in information security.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

The successful student will fulfill the following learning objectives:

CO-1: Describe various biometric methods and their functional use in biometric security environments

CO-2: Illustrate biometric traits and modalities and their advantages and disadvantages

CO-3: Examine biometric applications for security solutions

CO-4: Categorize database repository and template storage systems for biometric data stipulation

CO-5: Compare and contrast commercial and government biometric systems, products & components

CO-6: Evaluate biometric multi-factor system designs and the effects of multi-biometrics on the user

CO-7: Examine proven biometric technologies for biometric access control

CO-8: Distinguish system integrity, accessibility, confidentiality & availability through biometrics

CO-9: Assess security and privacy issues with respect to the use of biometrics

NameGrade %
Forums 30.00 %
Forum # 1 3.75 %
Forum # 2 3.75 %
Forum # 3 3.75 %
Forum # 4 3.75 %
Forum # 5 3.75 %
Forum # 6 3.75 %
Forum # 7 3.75 %
Forum # 8 3.75 %
Assignments 45.00 %
Week # 1 Assignment 1.13 %
Week # 2 Assignment 8.55 %
Week # 3 Assignment 8.55 %
Week # 4 Assignment 8.55 %
Week # 5 Assignment 1.13 %
Week # 6 Assignment 8.55 %
Week # 7 Assignment 8.55 %
Research Paper 25.00 %
Week # 2 Assignment - Research Paper Topic Selection 2.50 %
Week # 5 Assignment - Research Paper Outline 7.50 %
Week # 8 Assignment - Research Paper - Final 15.00 %

The successful student will fulfill the following learning objectives:

CO-1: Describe various biometric methods and their functional use in biometric security environments

CO-2: Illustrate biometric traits and modalities and their advantages and disadvantages

CO-3: Examine biometric applications for security solutions

CO-4: Categorize database repository and template storage systems for biometric data stipulation

CO-5: Compare and contrast commercial and government biometric systems, products & components

CO-6: Evaluate biometric multi-factor system designs and the effects of multi-biometrics on the user

CO-7: Examine proven biometric technologies for biometric access control

CO-8: Distinguish system integrity, accessibility, confidentiality & availability through biometrics

CO-9: Assess security and privacy issues with respect to the use of biometrics

Book Title:Identity Management with Biometrics - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN: 9781838988388
Publication Info:Packt Publishing Lib
Author:Bock, Lisa
Unit Cost:$39.99
 
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.