Computer and Network Security (CS 432)

2021 Spring
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Computer Sci.& Eng.(CS)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Albert Levi levi@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Undergraduate
TE404 CS408 EE414
Formal lecture,Recitation,Laboratory
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CONTENT

Overview of Cryptography, Identification and Authentication, Access Control, Operating System Security(UNIX and Windows Environments), Key Distribution, TCP/IP Security, IPSec, DNSSEC, WWW Security, SSL and TLS, E-mail Security (PGP, S/MIME), PKI and certificate systems, Viruses, Firewalls, Instrusion Detection, E-commerce Security

OBJECTIVE

The objective of this course is to present the current problems in computer, system and network security together with the methods and standards for implementing solutions for them.

LEARNING OUTCOME

Show understanding of symmetric and asymmetric cryptographic primitives including their modes, hash functions and message authentication codes
Analyze, amend and design the basic security, authentication and key distribution notions, protocols and systems
Show the understanding of IP layer security mechanisms and network-level attack prevention and detection systems.
Define the basic operation and demonstrate the use of SSH, SSL and TLS protocols for providing security at TCP layer
Define the security requirements of e-mail services and demonstrate the use of standard e-mail security mechanisms.
Apply the principles of access control models and policies

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 35
Midterm 25
Participation 10
Group Project 15
Homework 10
Other 5

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Textbook

Cryptography and Network Security, 5th or 6th edition, William Stallings

Readings

Computer Security, Dieter Gollmann
Computer Security: Principles and Practice, William Stallings and Lawrie Brown