CSCE 813 Internet Security

Spring 2014

Monday, Wednesday 5:30 6:45 pm, SWGN 1A20


Final exam due May 5, 2014 4:00 pm





Professor: Csilla Farkas



Class hours: Monday, Wednesday, 5:30 6:45 pm

Office hours: Monday, Wednesday: 2:00 2:30 pm and 4:15 5:15 pm or by appointment

Course description:

The Internet is being used extensively from E-business to information gathering and from collaborative work to private communications. As the usage of the Internet grows, so does the probability of malicious attacks against its users and components. The course will introduce security threats, such as hackers, masqueraders, information spoofing, sniffing, and distribution of damaging software, the associated security risks, and prevention/detection/response techniques. The course will cover three areas of Internet Security: 1) Internet Communication Security, 2) Web Application Vulnerabilities 3) Web Application Exploitation.







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         Midterm: March 19, 2014 regular class time

         Study materials: lecture notes until February 26 (including 02/26/2014)

         Reading materials from text book and online (as indicated)

         Sample midterm1

         Final exam: Take home exam. Due: May 5, 2014 4:00 pm via dropbox

         Study materials: all lecture notes

         All reading materials from text book and online (as indicated)

         Sample (note, only consider questions related to the topics we covered this year) sample1, sample2, sample3



Homework 1 Due: January 23, 2014, 2:00 am

Homework 2 Due: February 25, 2014, 2:00 am

Homework 3 Due: April 1, 2014, 2:00 am

Homework 4 Due: April 25, 2014, 2:00 am



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