ENEE457/CMSC498E Computer Systems Security
Syllabus (includes grading policy) | Lecture Summaries
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Textbooks (not required) | Office Hours
Final review sheet now posted here.
Instructions for Break-It part of Project 5 now posted on the Projects page.
Link to extra credit sign up sheet was shared on Canvas. Due date for extra credit is the last day of class, 12/11 at 10:59am. You can email me the file in .docx or .pdf format or hand in a hardcopy by the beginning of class. Here is a list of questions that should be addressed in your writeup.
Project 5 (Build-It-Break-It) now posted on the Projects page. Build-It part due on 11/29/2017 at 11:59pm, Break-It part due on
12/6/2017 at 11:59pm.
Lecture notes through 11/29 are now posted on the Lectures page.
Theoretical and practical aspects of computer systems security. Topics covered include symmetric/asymmetric encryption, message authentication, digital signatures, access control, as well as network security, web security and cloud security. Students acquire tools necessary for designing secure computer systems and programs and for defending against malicious threats (e.g., viruses, worms, denial of service).
- This course meets on MW 11:00 AM-12:15 PM in EGR 1108.
The prerequisites for this course are:
Minimum grade of C- in ENEE350 (or equivalent); and departmental permission.
- Tentative midterm exam date/time: In class on Monday October 16.
- Final exam date/time/place: Friday, December 15, 2017, 8am-10am in our regular classroom.
The TAs for this course are: Xinyu Zhou (xyzhou at terpmail dot umd dot edu) and Paul Watrobski (ptw at umd dot edu).
Textbooks (not required)
Introduction to Computer Security, Goodrich and Tamassia, Addison Wesley, 2011
Introduction to Modern Cryptography, 2nd Edition, Katz and Lindell, Chapman & Hall/CRC 2014
Cryptography and Network Secruity: Principles and Practice, 6th Edition, Stallings, Pearson 2014
Instructor office hours: M 3:30-4:30pm, T 3:30-4:30pm 3407 A.V. Williams
TA office hours: Xinyu: M,W 10am-11am in 1145 A.V. Williams; Paul: M 12:30-1:30pm, W 2-3pm in 1301 A.V. Williams.
All students are presumed to be aware of the UMD policy on academic integrity.