Introduction to information security in computer and communications systems, including network, operating systems, web and software security; Passwords, authentication applications, privacy, data integrity, anonymity, secure email, IP security, security infrastructures, firewalls, viruses, intrusion detection, network attacks.
|Week 1||(No class)|
|Sep 4||Course Introduction|
|Week 2||Sep 9||Ch.1: Basic Concepts and Principles|
|Week 3||Sep 16||Ch.2: Cryptographic Building Blocks|
|Week 4||Sep 23||Assignment 1||Ch.3: User Authentication|
|Week 5||Sep 30||Ch.4: Authentication Protocols and Key Establishment|
|Week 6||Oct 7||Assignment 2||Ch.5: Operating Systems Security and Access Control|
|Week 7||Thanksgiving (No class)|
|Oct 16||Midterm test (in class)|
|Week 8||Fall Break (No classes)|
|Week 9||Oct 28||Assignment 3||Ch.6: Software Security|
|Week 10||Nov 4||Ch.7: Malicious Software|
|Week 11||Nov 11||Assignment 4||Ch.8: Public Key Certificate Management and Use Cases|
|Week 12||Nov 18||Ch.9: Web and Browser Security|
|Week 13||Nov 25||Assignment 5||Ch.10: Firewalls and Tunnels|
|Week 14||Dec 2||Ch.11: Intrusion Detection and Network-based Attacks|
|Dec 18||Final exam (2:00pm)|
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