Welcome to the
undergraduate course on Computer Security. The course is open to
computer science, advanced technology, mathematics, and
engineering students. Starting for students entering in Fall 2010
or later, the course is required for all undergraduates in
As all of you probably realize, information is an important
strategic and operational corporate asset. These days computers
and computer networks, are increasingly being used for storing and
retrieving information; consequently they need to have adequate
security measures that can safeguard sensitive information from
prying eyes. In this course, we will explore some of the
security measures that can be employed to safeguard systems and
the information contained therein. During this course you will be
learning about many different security tools and techniques some
of which can also be used to circumvent or subvert network
- Dr. Indrajit Ray
Office: CSB 344
Office Hours: Tue,Thu 11.00 AM-1.00 PM (or by appointment)
Lecture Time and Place: 9.30-10.45 AM, Tue,Thu, Wagar 232
- Sachini Weerawardhana
Office: CSB 120
Office Hours: Tue 5.00-6.00 PM, Wed 10.00 AM-12.00 noon, Thu 12.00 noon-1.00 PM
- Nikhila Reddy Chireddy
Office: CSB 120
Office Hours: Mon 11.00 AM-12.00 noon, Fri 1.00-2.00 PM
Sep. 27 (Indrajit) Homework Assignment 4 is posted (due 10/3).
Sep. 24 (Indrajit) The progress page has been updated for the week of Sep. 26
Sep. 22 (Indrajit) Project 1-part A grades posted.
Sep. 20 (Indrajit) Homework Assignment 3 is posted (due 9/27).
Sep. 19 (Indrajit) Homework Assignment 1 grades posted.
Sep. 17 (Indrajit) Chapter 3 review questions posted on Canvas (due 9/22).
Sep. 13 (Indrajit) Homework Assignment 2 is posted (due 9/20).
Sep. 12 (Indrajit) The progress page has been updated for the week of Sep. 12
Sep. 8 (Indrajit) DETER Lab practice problem available on course progress page.
Sep. 8 (Indrajit) Chapter 2 review questions posted on Canvas (due 9/13).
Sep. 6 (Indrajit) Project 1 - Part A (due 9/15) and Parts B & C (due 9/29) posted on Canvas.
Sep. 1 (Indrajit) The progress page has been updated for the week of Sep. 5
Aug. 30 (Indrajit) A list of poster topic ideas is available on course progress page.
Aug. 30 (Indrajit) Homework Assignment 1 is posted (due 9/6).
Aug. 26 (Indrajit) The progress page has been updated for the week of Aug. 29
Aug. 25 (Indrajit) Chapter 1 review questions posted on Canvas (due 9/1).
Aug. 23 (Indrajit) First day of class. Syllabus and policy pages have been updated.
Aug. 18 (Indrajit) The progress page has been updated for the week of Aug. 22
Aug. 18 (Indrajit) Welcome to CS356!