CS458/CS558: Introduction to Computer Security

Fall 2015


Course Information

Class Time and Place:

Aug. 31 - Dec. 15, Tuesday and Thursday 04:25 PM - 05:50 PM, Lecture Hall 004

Instructor:

Guanhua Yan
Office: Q11, Engineering Building
Email: ghyan (AT) binghamton.edu
Office hours: Wednesday 4-5pm, Friday 3-4pm

Teaching Assistant:

Parag Chaudhari
Office: P17, Engineering Building
Email: pchaudh2 (AT) binghamton.edu
Office hours: Tuesday 3-4pm

Course Objective

This course provides a broad introduction to computer security. Topics covered in this course may include:

Text Books: (recommended but not required)

Mark Stamp, Information Security: Principles and Practice, Second edition.

Ross Anderson, Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems, Second edition.

Course Software:

C/C++, Java, Python, and Openssl.

Slides:

Course slides are available on the blackboard system.

Assignments:

All assignments, which will be posted on the blackboard, should be done individually. No assignment will be accepted after 48 hours from the deadline. Late assignments will be penalized 10% per day.

Grading:

Assignments: 20%
Course Project: 40%
Exam 1: 20%
Exam 2: 20%

Academic Honesty:

All students should follow Student Academic Honesty Code.