We will update the notes as the course progresses; please assume that the material and schedule for future meetings may change.. If you are particularly interested in some topic not covered here, send email to Malte.

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MondayTuesday WednesdayThursday Friday
sep 2 sep 3 sep 4
First day of classes
sep 5
MTG 1 (ms): Introduction
sep 6
sep 9 sep 10
MTG 2 (ms): Datacenter Infrastructure (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Datacenter Stack (ยง2.2-2.6; p18-40)
Preparation: Read TAO (2013)
sep 11 sep 12
MTG 3 (ms): Privacy Legislation (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read GDPR (Articles 3-6(f), 7, 12-22, 25-34, 77-80, 82-83)
Assigned: GDPR case study
sep 13
sep 16 sep 17
MTG 4 (ms): Security Architecture (Questions)
Preparation: Read Google Security Architecture (2017)
sep 18
DUE: GDPR case study
sep 19
MTG 5 (all): GDPR Presentations
sep 20
DUE: Sign up to present papers
sep 23 sep 24
MTG 6 (ilkhechi): Access Control (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Zanzibar (2019)
sep 25 sep 26
MTG 7 (asharma7): Information Flow Control (Questions)
Preparation: Read DStar (2008)
sep 27
sep 30 oct 1
MTG 8 (zfeng9): Applied IFC (1) (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Resin (2009)
oct 2 oct 3
MTG 9 (awheele9): Applied IFC (2) (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Jacqueline (2016)
Assigned: Project proposal
oct 4
oct 7 oct 8
MTG 10 (ja43): Policy Enforcement (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Riverbed (2019)
oct 9 oct 10
MTG 11 (cluckett): Encrypted Databases (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read CryptDB (2011)
DUE: Project proposal
oct 11
oct 14
Indigenous Peoples' Day
oct 15
MTG 12 (tjiansin): Web Services over Encrypted Data (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Mylar (2014)
Assigned: Final project
oct 16 oct 17
MTG 13 (wyou): Multiverse Databases (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Multiverse Databases (2019)
oct 18
oct 21 oct 22
MTG 14 (ilim5): GDPR Compliance (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Impact on Storage Systems (2019)
Preparation: Read Compliance by Construction (2019)
oct 23 oct 24
MTG 15 (zlu24): Decentralized Applications (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Blockstack (2017)
oct 25
oct 28 oct 29
No class, hack on projects
oct 30 oct 31
MTG 16 (ms): DIY hosting (Questions)
Preparation: Read DIY Hosting (2018)
nov 1
nov 4 nov 5
MTG 17 (lzhu7): Federated Machine Learning (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Federated Learning (2019)
nov 6 nov 7
MTG 18 (gmurtaza): Secure Computation (Questions)
Preparation: Read Ryoan (2016)
nov 8
nov 11 nov 12
MTG 19 (mgeorge5): Differential Privacy (Questions)
Preparation: Watch DP explainer
Preparation: Read PINQ (2009)
nov 13 nov 14
MTG 20 (agaidis): Private Messaging (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Vuvuzela (2015)
nov 15
nov 18 nov 19
MTG 21: Project conference
nov 20 nov 21
MTG 22 (yyang125): Keybase and KBFS (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Following, Keybase and Bitcoin, KBFS
nov 22
nov 25 nov 26
MTG 23 (yren17): Privacy Policies (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read Polisis (2018)
nov 27
Thanksgiving Recess
nov 28
Thanksgiving Recess
nov 29
Thanksgiving Recess
dec 2 dec 3
MTG 24 (xwang31): Web tracking (Questions)
Preparation: Read NYT experiment (2019) and history of web tracking (2016)
dec 4 dec 5
MTG 25 (ssalman1): Device Security (Questions, Answers)
Preparation: Read TaintDroid (2010)
dec 6
dec 9
DUE: Final project writeup and code
dec 10
MTG 26 (jrolfe): Location Security (Questions)
Preparation: Read Bluetooth Beacons (2019)
Preparation: Watch Beacon overview (optional)
dec 11 dec 12
MTG 27 (all): Project presentations
DUE: Final project presentation
Last day of classes
dec 13