COMPUTER & NETWORK SECURITY
Ceng 3544, Spring 2015
Instructor: Dr. Enis KARAARSLAN
Understanding the need for computer and network security, cryptology, cyber security, security management, controls and regulators.
Textbook(s) (but not limited to):
Cryptography and Network security: Principles and practice (5th edition), William Stallings, Prentice Hall, ISBN: 9780137056323
Security engineering: a guide to building dependable distributed systems (2nd edition), Anderson, Ross J., Wiley, ISBN: 9780470068526
Online materials will be supplied.
- For announcements and supplement documents, class web page and google group will be used:
- My blog (enisden.wordpress.com) has several posts about computer engineering. The ones about this course can be reached with the following link: enisden.wordpress.com/category/ceng/ceng-3544/
- Ted videos about computer science, ted.com/search?cat=ss_all&q=computer+science
Grades will be weighted as follows:
20% : CNAP Final Exam
30% : Lab
50% : Final exam
Class attendance is mandatory. Although I do not have a rigid cut policy, I will take attendance most days, and anyone who has missed lots of classes and is doing poorly in the course should not expect much sympathy from me. If you do miss a class, it is your responsibility to make up the materials.
Course Topics are (but not limited to):
|Introduction to Security and Security Philosophy|
|Information assurance: the need for computer and network security (Security Breaches, System Life cycles, Trust, Vulnerabilities)|
|Operating System Security|
|Overview of Cryptography; Symmetric and Asymmetric Cryptography, Key agreement, Hash functions, Authentication and Key Distribution Protocols|
|Cyber and information security management (Risk management, Technologies and Countermeasures)|
|Controls and regulators (Protection, Operation, Self preservation, Compliance)|
Netseclab will be used.
Teams will be formed randomly and you will learn to work as a team member.
CNAP Cyber Security:
Cisco Netspace Accounts will be opened for each student. You are expected to read all online Academy meterials, and enter exams.
Wed and Thursday 16:30-17:20 (and anytime with appointment) (by email)
How to avoid plagiarism, enisden.wordpress.com/2013/05/17/how-to-avoid-plagiarism-tips-for-students/