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|Instructor: Jelena Mirkovic |
Office hours: M 10am-noon, T 10-11 am, W 3.30-5.30pm, Th 10-11 am,
Office: 449 Smith Hall
TA: Ilknur Aydin
Office hours: Tu 9-10.50am
Office: 115B Pearson Hall
|Semester: Fall 2003 |
Time: Tu/Th 11-12.15
Room: Purnell 231
|Course Web page: http://www.cis.udel.edu/~sunshine/F03/CIS659|
|Final exam is on December 18, 2003, 1-3 pm.|
12/09/03 Slides with missing pictures are here in Powerpoint format:
10/31/03 Project 3 extension: Well, it seems we need to extend project 3 deadline. I decided to do the
10/09/03 Some guidelines for Project 2: Here are some guidelines how to work on project 2. All attack code is in Emulab. Don't try attack code on departmental machines.
9/30/03 Project 2: I moved project 2 a bit later - it will be given out on Tue, Oct 7 and accordingly all deadlines pertaining to project 2 will move. Syllabus below indicates new schedule.
9/30/03 Submission deadline for project 1: Last Sunday campus network was having problems and at times people were unable to connect. To amend for this, you can submit project 1 on Friday, Oct. 3. Please do so by 5pm. No further extensions will be granted.
9/30/03 Remainder: Please go to http://www.emulab.net and open the account for project CIS662.
9/26/03 FAQ on the Project 1:
Question: I am implementing DES which has a fixed key size. How to answer question 6b?
Question: What does it mean to lose a bit? Does it become 0?
Question: Can we use Java classes that help text to hexadecimal conversion, such as BigInteger?
9/23/03 Change of project 1 deadline: To make up for two days that the University was closed due to hurricane, there is 2-days extension for project 1 submission. New deadline date is Thu 10/2.
9/22/03 Change of syllabus: Since we lost one class due to hurricane, I rearranged syllabus a bit.
9/9/03 Class slides will from now on be posted before the class, so that interested students can print them and use them during class to take notes.
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|Textbooks and resources|
|This course provides detailed, in depth overview of pressing network security problems and discusses potential solutions. The course covers a broad variety of important security topics, such as cryptography, authentication, denial-of-service attacks, worms, viruses, etc. This is both informative and practical course. Lecture and assigned reading provide background information on the key network security concepts, and course projects and homeworks create opportunity for individual research. At the end of this course, the student should have sufficient knowledge of the field as to be able to start conducting independent research in specific sub-areas of interest in network security seminar courses.|