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Computer Systems Security

Course Description:

Techniques for achieving security in multi-user computer systems and distributed computer systems; Cryptography: secret-key, public-key, digital signatures; Authentication and identification schemes; Intrusion detection: viruses; Formal models of computer security; Secure operating systems; Software Protection; Electronic mail; Security of the World Wide Web; Electronic commerce: payment protocols, electronic cash; Firewalls; Risk assessment


At the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Explain security challenges and potential solutions
  • Master the techniques related to network and computer security;
  • Counter major security threats;
  • Have hands-on experience with programming techniques for security protocols, and
  • Obtain background for original research in network security.

Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Malicious Software: Students independent work
  • Cryptography
  • Authentication
  • Access Control
  • Network & Application Security
  • Firewalls and Intrusion Detection System