CSC/ECE 774 Advanced Network Security

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  • THIS IS AN ARCHIVAL VERSION OF THE CSC 774 WEBSITE IN SPRING 09. SOME OF THE LINKS ARE NO LONGER VALID.
  • Posted on 4/6/09: Homework #4 is posted. Due by 11:45pm on 04/14/09.
  • Posted on 3/31/09: Homework #3 is posted. Due by 11:45pm on 04/07/09.
  • Posted on 3/21/09: Lab instructions are posted. Due by 11:45pm on 04/05/09.
  • Posted on 3/6/09: Homework #2 is posted. Due by 11:45pm on 03/26/09.
  • Posted on 1/25/09: Homework #1 is posted. Due by 11:45pm on 2/10/09.

Course at a Glance

High-level Objectives

  • Understand fundamental issues, concepts, principles, and mechanisms in network security (beyond CSC 574).
    • Network security primitives
    • Electronic payment systems
    • Broadcast authentication
    • Group key management
    • Security of ad-hoc networks
    • Security of virtual cloud computing (new topic in S09)
    • Select recent advances in network security (student in-class presentation)
  • Prepare for graduate research in network security

Prerequisite

  • CSC 570 and CSC 574, or convince the instructor that you have enough background knowledge
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