* ELE 386 / EGR 386
This course surveys the technology underlying secure transactions and safe interactions in cyberspace. Topics include cyber security needs such as confidentiality, integrity, availability, access control, authorization, authentication, non-repudiation, trust, privacy and anonymity. Case studies include smartphone and Cloud Computing security, denial of service attacks, viruses and worms, social networks and cyber-terrorism. Related policy, social and economic issues are also discussed.
Sample reading list:
Lee, Security Basics
Ross J. Anderson, Security Engineering:A Guide to Bldg. Dependable Sec. Syst
Mark Stamp, Information Security: Principles and Practice
Reading of book chapters, lecture notes and papers. The student is expected to do the reading before class and to participate in class discussions. Grading is based on a term paper or term project, exams and a few problem sets.
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 30%
Term Paper(s) - 25%
Problem set(s) - 20%
Other (See Instructor) - 5%
Course is required for concentrators
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
No prior security knowledge required. COS109/EGR109 or equivalent..
Class is suitable for ELE/COS students, as well as interested non-engineering students.
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