Progress

This page lists the material and assignments for each week in the semester. We update the contents on at least a weekly basis. For the past weeks, it is a record of what we have done. For the current week, watch out for updates and changes.

Poster Ideas

One of the coursework requirements for this class is a poster presentation. You will be creating a poster on a computer security related topic and present it in a session open to the public. If you still have not decided on a topic for your poster, this list of ideas will help you get started. You are welcome to choose topics outside the given list. Contact the instuctor if you have any questions.


Announcements :

(Nov 28th ) Chapter 9 Quiz is avaliable (Due on Dec 5 at 9.30 AM on CANVAS)

Week 1 : 8/21-8/25
Lectures Handout 1: Administrivia; Security overview
Reading Stallings - Chapter 1
Scribe Notes Lecture on (8/24)
Assignments Quiz 1 available on Canvas August 24 / Due on Aug 28 (11:59 pm)
Project 1 Introduction to DETER and Unix (Due on September 5 before class on CANVAS)
Week 2 : 8/28-9/1
Lectures Handout 2.1 | Handout 2.2 : Cryptographic Tools
Scribe Notes Lecture on (8/29) Lecture on (8/31)
Reading Stallings - Chapter 2
Groups List of Group Number
Week 3 : 9/4-9/8
Lectures Handout 2.3 : Cryptographic Tools
Reading Stallings - Chapter 2
Scribe Notes Lecture on (9/5) Lecture on (9/7)
Project 2 OS Hardening (Due on September 21st 9.30 AM on CANVAS)
Week 4 : 9/11-9/15
Lectures Handout 3.1 | Handout 3.2 : User Authentication
Reading Stallings - Chapter 3
Scribe Notes Lecture on (9/12) Lecture on (9/14)
Week 5 : 9/18-9/22
Lectures Handout 3.2 : User Authentication |Handout 4.1 : Access Control
Reading Stallings - Chapter 3 & 4
Scribe Notes Lecture on (9/19) Lecture on (9/21)
Week 6 : 9/25-9/29
Guest Lecture by Dr. Moti Yung Security and Privacy Scientist
Lectures Handout 4.2 : Access Control
Reading Stallings - Chapter 4
Project 3 Computer Forensics (Due on Oct 17th 9.30 AM on CANVAS)
Scribe Notes Lecture on (9/28)
Week 7 : 10/2/18-10/6
Lectures Handout 4.2 : Access Control |Handout 5 : Database Security
Reading Stallings - Chapter 4 & 5
Assignments Quiz 4 available on Canvas Oct 5th /(Due on Oct 10th 9.30 AM on CANVAS)
Scribe Notes Lecture on (10/3)|Lecture on (10/5)
Week 8 : 10/9/18-10/13
Lectures Handout 5 : Database Security
Reading Stallings - Chapter 5
Assignments Quiz 5 available on Canvas Oct 10th /(Due on Oct 17th 9.30 AM on CANVAS)
Scribe Notes Lecture on (10/10)
Week 9 : 10/16/18-10/20
Lectures Handout 6.1 : Malware |Handout 6.2 : Malware
Reading Stallings - Chapter 6
Assignments (Oct 17 ) Poster Presentation Topic : Details on Canvas Announcement (Due on " Will be updated soon " Via CANVAS)
Project 4 TCP SYN flood (Due on Nov 7 at 9.30 AM on CANVAS)
Extras Youtube Channel for Vintage Viruses
Scribe Notes Lecture on (10/17) Lecture on (10/19)
Week 10 : 10/23/18-10/27
Lectures Introduction to Networking
Reading Intoduction to Networking ( Slides )
Assignments Poster Presentation Topic | Quiz 6 /(Due on Oct 31th 9.30 AM on CANVAS)
Scribe Notes Lecture on (10/24) Lecture on (10/26)
Week 11 : 10/31/18-11/3
Lectures Introduction to Networking| Handout 7.1 : Denial-of-Service Attacks
Reading Stallings - Intoduction to Networking ( Slides ) & Chapter 7
Scribe Notes Lecture on (10/31) Lecture on (11/2)
Week 12 : 11/6/18-11/10
Lectures Handout 7.2 : Denial-of-Service Attacks | Handout 8 : Intrusion Detection
Reading Stallings - Chapter 7 & 8
Assignments (Nov 7th ) Chapter 7 Quiz is avaliable (Due on Nov 14 at 9.30 AM on CANVAS)
Scribe Notes Lecture on (11/7) Lecture on (11/9)
Week 13 : 11/13/18-11/17
Lectures Handout 9 : Firewall and Intrusion Prevention System | Handout 10 :Buffer and Stack Overflows
Reading Stallings - Chapter 9 & 10
Assignments (Nov 14th ) Chapter 8 Quiz is avaliable (Due on Nov 18 at 9.30 AM on CANVAS)
Scribe Notes Lecture on (11/14) Lecture on (11/16)
Week 14 : 11/27/18-12/1
Lectures Handout 11 : Internet Security Protocols and Standards
Reading Stallings - Chapter 22
Assignments (Nov 28th ) Chapter 9 Quiz is avaliable (Due on Dec 5 at 9.30 AM on CANVAS)
Scribe Notes Lecture on (11/28) Lecture on (11/30)
Week 15 : 11/27/18-12/1
Lectures Handout 12 : Internet Authentication Protocols
Reading Stallings - Chapter 23
Scribe Notes Lecture on (12/5)