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ECE 524 - Advanced Computer Security

Last offered Fall 2022

Official Description

Course Information: Same as CS 563. See CS 563.

Related Faculty

Subject Area

  • Computer Engineering

Description

Current research trends in computer and network security. Privacy, tamper-resistance, unwanted traffic, monitoring and surveillance, and critical infrastructure protection. Subtopics will vary depending upon current research trends. Students work in teams in close coordination with the course instructor to develop one of the topics in depth by carrying out background research and an exploratory project.

Notes

Course assessment will be based on class participation (20%), course project (50%), and a final examination (30%).

Topics

  • Fundamentals
  • Unwanted traffic on the internet
  • Privacy
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Tamper Resistant Systems
  • Monitoring and Surveillance

Detailed Description and Outline

Topics:

  • Fundamentals
  • Unwanted traffic on the internet
  • Privacy
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Tamper Resistant Systems
  • Monitoring and Surveillance

Course assessment will be based on class participation (20%), course project (50%), and a final examination (30%).

Texts

No required textbook. Research papers and web documents as provided in lectures or found by students exploring specific topics.
TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Advanced Computer SecurityB76257LEC41100 - 1215 W F  305 Materials Science & Eng Bld Christopher Wardlaw Fletcher