I-433 Systems & Protocol Security & Information Assurance (Spring 2017)

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Course Information

Lectures 12:20–1:10pm, Mon/Wed
Ballantine Hall 232
Labs 11:15am–12:05pm, Fri
Lindley Hall Security Lab (Lindley 026)
Instructor Apu Kapadia
Email alias: kapadia
Office: Lindley Hall 330B
Office Hours: Mon 4–4:45pm
Associate Instructors (AI) Abdulwahab Alkharashi
Email alias: aalkhara
Office: LH 415
Office Hours: Fri 12:15–1:15 pm or by appointment
  1. SB (Required): Computer Security: Principles and Practice (3rd Edition), by William Stallings and Lawrie Brown
  2. SDL (Required, free eBook): The Security Development Lifecycle, Michael Howard and Steve Lipner
  3. Other assigned readings
Prerequisites Required
INFO-I 230, I 231 and (I 211 or CSCI-C 212)

Some programming background is necessary. A specific language is not required, but it is assumed you can pick up new languages where needed for this course. A set of the labs will be related to buffer overflows in C.

This course also assumes you are savvy with the Linux command line.

Course Description

From the course catalog: This course is an extensive survey of network security. The course materials cover threats to information confidentiality, integrity, and availability in different Internet layers, and defense mechanisms that control these threats. The course also provides a necessary foundation on network security, such as cryptographic, primitives/protocols, authentication, authorization and access control technologies; and hands-on experiences through programming assignments and course projects.