Kish 52-949: Advanced Network SecurityWednesday 11:00 - 13:30 and 15:00 - 18:00
Office Hours: TBA
Description:Networking technologies have had enormous growth in the past decade, and increasingly our daily lives depends on them. As this dependence grows further, the security of these networks becomes more critical and important. To that end, this course is a continuation of the “Data and Network Security” course which is being offered at the undergraduate level. Building on the topics covered there, the aim of this course is to introduce advanced concepts and mechanism in network security and familiarize the student with current day issues in the field. Topics which will be covered to various extends include Firewalls, IDS/NIDS, DoS/DDoS, Routing Security, Wireless Security, Web Security (i.e. Cookies, Phishing, etc.), Privacy/Traffic Analysis, Anonymity, Worms/Malware, Honeypots, Network Forensics, and VoIP Security.
Prerequisites: 40-443 Computer Networks or an equivalent course
40-424 Data and Network Security or an equivalent course
References: There will be many research papers used as reference for this course.
- Grading policy is as follows. This is tentative.
- 10% Class Participation
- 10% Paper Summary
- 50% Homework
- 30% Final
- There will be no exceptions to the following rules:
- If you turn in your assignment one day late you will loose 25% of the grade, two days will cost you 50% and three days 75% of the grade. No submissions will be accepted after the third day.
- Cell Phones must be turned off when you are in class.
- There will be a zero tolerance policy for cheating/copying HWs. The first time you are caught, you will receive a zero for the task at hand. If you are caught for a second time, you will fail the course.
- Providing your assignment to someone else is considered cheatingon your behalf.
For course material (i.e. lectures, homeworks, etc.), visit here.