* ELE 386 / EGR 386 (STX) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
This course surveys the technology underlying secure transactions and safe interactions in a public Internet and wireless world. Topics include cyber security needs such as confidentiality, integrity, availability, access control, authorization, authentication, non-repudiation, trust, privacy and anonymity. Case studies are selected from e-commerce, denial of service attacks, viruses and worms, spam, e-voting, digital rights management, and cyber-terrorism. Related policy, social and economic issues are also discussed.
Sample reading list:
Ross J. Anderson, Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable
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%
Take Home Final Exam - 30%
Term Paper(s) - 30%
Problem set(s) - 15%
Other (See Instructor) - 5%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
No prior security knowledge required. Basic computer literacy..
Class is suitable for ELE/COS students, as well as interested non-engineering students.
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