DSME6788 Cyber Security (2nd Trimester, 2018-19)

Tentative Workload:

  1. Participation (via uReply in class)
  2. Individual Written Assignment
  3. "Lab" Assignment
  4. Mid-Term
  5. Group Project
No prior knowledge of security, cryptography, or number theory is required.

Class Schedule:

  1. 08/Dec: Introduction (1), Cryptography (2)
  2. 15/Dec: Cryptography (2), User Authentication (3)
    ...
  3. 05/Jan: Access Control (4), Malicious Software (6)
  4. 12/Jan: IT Security Management and Risk Assessment (14), Security Principle (1*), Legal and Ethical Aspects (19), Database (5),
  5. 19/Jan: Data Center (5), Software Security (11), Symmetric Encryption and Message Confidentiality (20)
  6. 26/Jan: Public-Key Cryptography and Message Authentication (21), Mid-Term (10am-1pm)
    ...
  7. 16/Feb: PKC (cont. 21), Internet Authentication Applications (23), Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
  8. 23/Feb: Denial of Services (7), Intrusion Detection (8), and Firewall (9)
  9. 02/Mar: Overview of Some Latest Advances

Required Textbook:

Computer Security: Principles and Practice

Student Groups: