COMP 535   Introduction to Computer Security

Instructor Mike Reiter
Office hours: 10-11am on Tuesdays except where noted below
Location: Brooks Building 350
Teaching assistant Erik Persson
Office hours: Thursdays 5-6pm and Fridays 11am-noon
Location: Brooks Building 352
Location Brooks Building 009
Meeting times 11:15am-12:30pm on the Mondays and Wednesdays indicated below
Resources Syllabus

Course schedule (subject to change)

Note: Class meets on days/dates in boldface.
Wk Day Date Topic Reading Comments
1 We Jan 10 Course introduction [slides] ITS Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
60 Minutes segment on Stuxnet
The Mandiant report on APT1 discussed in class
 
3 Mo Jan 22 Code injection attacks and countermeasures [slides] Younan et al., 2012 Homework 1
  We Jan 24 Code injection attacks and countermeasures (cont.)
Java security [slides]
   
4 Mo Jan 29      
  We Jan 31      
5 Mo Feb 5      
  We Feb 7      
6 Mo Feb 12      
  We Feb 14      
7 Mo Feb 19      
  We Feb 21      
8 Mo Feb 26      
  We Feb 28      
9 Mo Mar 5      
  We Mar 7      
10 Mo Mar 12 No class (spring break)    
  Tu Mar 13 No office hour    
  We Mar 14 No class (spring break)    
11 Mo Mar 19    
  We Mar 21      
12 Mo Mar 26      
  We Mar 28      
13 Mo Apr 2      
  We Apr 4      
14 Mo Apr 9      
  We Apr 11      
15 Mo Apr 16      
  We Apr 18      
16 Mo Apr 23      
  We Apr 25      
  Mo May 8 Final exam (noon-3pm)