CS 5323 Principles of Computer and Information Security
Spring 2018, MW 6:00-7:15pm, Location: TBD
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- Completed CS 3733 Operating Systems and CS 3873 Computer Networks (or equivalent).
- Preferably completed CS 5523 Operating Systems (or equivalent).
- Students are expected to be self reliant and invest substantial effort outside the lectures.
- 5323 Principles of Computer and Information Security 3 hours credit.
An introduction to the protection of computer systems and
networks. Topics include authentication, access controls, malicious
logic, formal security methods, assurance and trust in computer
systems and networks, firewalls, auditing and intrusion detection,
cryptography and information hiding, risk management, computer
forensics, and ethics.
- Lectures with supporting readings from the literature.
- Designed as first graduate course for CS students without prior security courses.
- Cover a broad range of fundamental security topics with technical depth.
- The weekly schedule is subject to change and adjustment as the semester progresses.
- Assigned readings for a lecture should be read in advance of the lecture for maximum benefit.
- Readings are marked as follows.
- Full: Read in full.
- Part: Read in part.
- Ref: Reference.
Schedule by Week: TBD