Coursebooks

Computer security

COM-301

Lecturer(s) :

González Troncoso Carmela

Language:

English

Summary

This is an introductory course to computer security and privacy. its goal is to provide students with means to reason about security and privacy problems, and provide them with tools to confront them.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

CS-233 Introduction to Machine Learning (for programming)
COM-208 Computer Networks

Important concepts to start the course

Basic notions TCP/IP, basic notions programming

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Lectures with real world examples, and complementary exercises to reinforce basic concepts.

Practical homeworks to better understand adversarial behavior

Expected student activities

Attending lectures, solving exercises, reading and demonstrating understanding of provided materials.

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Computer security by Dieter Gollmann 

 

Security Engineering by Ross Anderson

 

Computer Security: Principles and Practice by Stallings and Brown 

Prerequisite for

In the programs

    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Computer security
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Practical work
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Computer security
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Practical work
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Computer security
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Practical work
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Computer security
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Practical work
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Computer security
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Practical work
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • UNIL - Sciences forensiques, 2019-2020, Autumn semester
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Computer security
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Practical work
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11CM2  CM3 
11-12CM2   
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German