COM-301 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: González Troncoso Carmela

Langue: Anglais


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

Keywords

Security Privacy

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

CS-233a or CS-233b Introduction to Machine Learning (for programming)
COM-208 Computer Networks
CS-323 Operative systems

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:

  • Analyze systems for security
  • Decide on security mechanisms to apply
  • Establish a security policy

Teaching methods

Pre-recorded lectures

Practical assignemnts interactivel resolved in class using the concepts learned in the lectures

Written exercises to reaffirm the learning of the course

Practical programming homeworks to develop attacks and defenses

Expected student activities

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

Assessment methods

  • Take home exams (80%)
  • Practical homeworks (20%)

 

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 

Ressources en bibliothèque

Prerequisite for

  • COM-402 Information security and privacy
  • CS-523 Advanced topics on privacy enhancing technologies

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Computer security
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • TP: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Computer security
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • TP: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Computer security
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • TP: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Computer security
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • TP: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Computer security
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • TP: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Computer security
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • TP: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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