Topics in Computer System Security

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Location: CIT 316
Meeting Time: M: Mon 3:00-5:20
Exam Group: 15: 12/14/2015 at 9:00 A.M.
Semester: 1 (Fall)
Offered This Year?  Yes
When Offered? Occasionally


This course explores advanced topics and highlights current research in computer security from a systems perspective.Topics include vulnerabilities and defenses for automotive, computing, medical, and industrial control devices, intrusion detection, botnets, secure network protocols, web spam, tracking of web users, JavaScript sandboxing, attacks and defenses for web applications, and security and privacy issues in cloud computing. Research papers and industry reports will be presented and discussed. Also, hands-on experiments and system demonstrations will be performed.

CSCS1660 or equivalent background is essential. Instructor permission required.

CRN: 16544