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||Jan 7||Ch.1: Basic Concepts and Principles|
|Week 2||Jan 14||Ch.2: Cryptographic Building Blocks|
|Week 3||Jan 21||Assignment 1||Ch.3: User Authentication|
|Week 4||Jan 28||Ch.4: Authentication Protocols and Key Establishment|
|Week 5||Feb 4||Assignment 2||Ch.5: Operating Systems Security and Access Control|
|Week 6||Feb 11||Ch.5: Operating Systems Security and Access Control|
|Feb 13||Midterm test (in class)|
|Week 7||Assignment 3||Winterbreak (No class)|
|Week 8||Feb 25||Ch.6: Software Security|
|Week 9||Mar 3||Ch.7: Malicious Software|
|Week 10||Mar 10||Assignment 4||Ch.8: Public Key Certificate Management and Use Cases|
|Week 11||Mar 17||Ch.9: Web and Browser Security|
|Week 12||Mar 24||Ch.9: Web and Browser Security|
|Mar 26||Assignment 5||Ch.10: Firewalls and Tunnels|
|Week 13||Mar 31||Ch.10: Firewalls and Tunnels|
|Apr 2||Ch.11: Intrusion Detection and Network-based Attacks|
|Week 14||Apr 7||Ch.11: Intrusion Detection and Network-based Attacks|
|Apr 13 (9am)||Final exam (online, through cuLearn)|
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