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Giovani Abuaitah

Visiting Lecturer
School of Interactive Games and Media
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

585-475-4316
Office Location
Office Mailing Address
152 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, NY 14623

Giovani Abuaitah

Visiting Lecturer
School of Interactive Games and Media
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

Education

BS, Birzeit University (Israel); MS, Ph.D., Wright State University

Bio

Giovani Abuaitah is a visiting Assistant Professor for the department of Computing Security. His Ph.D. is in Computer Science and Engineering from Wright State University. His main research areas are in computer and network security. He has taught in Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Ohio State University. 

585-475-4316

Currently Teaching

CSEC-101
3 Credits
An introduction to the fundamental issues, concepts and tools common to all areas of computing security. Topics include identifying attackers and their motivations. Essential techniques will be introduced covering the areas of anti-virus, monitoring, virtual machines, account control, and access rights management. Various security models will be investigated. Concept areas such as confidentiality, integrity, availability and privacy will be studied.
CSEC-461
3 Credits
This course will discuss the areas of liability, exposure, opportunity, ability and function of various weaknesses in computer security. The course will cover forms of attack and the methods to detect and defend against them. The issues and facilities available to both the intruder and administrator will be examined and evaluated with appropriate out-of-class laboratory exercises to illustrate their effect.
CSEC-102
3 Credits
Computer-based information processing is a foundation of contemporary society. As such, the protection of digital information, and the protection of systems that process this information has become a strategic priority for both the public and private sectors. This course provides an overview of information assurance and security concepts, practices, and trends. Topics include computing and networking infrastructures, risk, threats and vulnerabilities, legal and industry requirements for protecting information, access control models, encryption, critical national infrastructure, industrial espionage, enterprise backup, recovery, and business continuity, personal system security, and current trends and futures.