ECE 524 - Advanced Computer Security

Official Description

Course Information: Same as CS 563. See CS 563.

Prerequisites

Credit in CS 461 or CS 463

Subject Area

Computer Engineering

Description

Current research trends in computer and network security. Privacy, tamper-resistance, unwanted traffic, monitoring and surveillance, and critical infrastructure protection. Subtopics will vary depending upon current research trends. Students work in teams in close coordination with the course instructor to develop one of the topics in depth by carrying out background research and an exploratory project.

Notes

Course assessment will be based on class participation (20%), course project (50%), and a final examination (30%).

Topics

  • Fundamentals
  • Unwanted traffic on the internet
  • Privacy
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Tamper Resistant Systems
  • Monitoring and Surveillance

Detailed Description and Outline

Topics:

  • Fundamentals
  • Unwanted traffic on the internet
  • Privacy
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Tamper Resistant Systems
  • Monitoring and Surveillance

Course assessment will be based on class participation (20%), course project (50%), and a final examination (30%).

Texts

No required textbook. Research papers and web documents as provided in lectures or found by students exploring specific topics.

Last updated

2/13/2013