Network Security, Spring 2011

This course offers an introduction to the concepts and principles in network and system security. Some exercises of practical tools in selected parts will also be introduced. This course is in the undergraduate Gambia IT program, and taught in English.

Course Information

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(Tentative) Schedule

NOTE: The tentative schedule and the slides are subject to changes.
WeekDateContentHomework and Notes
1Feb. 24, 2011Course Overview
2Mar. 3, 2011 Chap. 1, Introduction
3Mar. 10, 2011(I have to take a leave for important meeting)
4Mar. 17, 2011(sick leave)
5Mar. 24, 2011 Chap. 2, Symmetric Encryption and Message Confidentiality
6Mar. 31, 2011 Chap. 3, Public-Key Cryptography and Message Authentication
7Apr. 7, 2011 (A day off: compensation of sports games)
8Apr. 14, 2011Chap. 3
(Lab#1 for Chap. 2)
HW#1
9Apr. 21, 2011 (Midterm Exam)
10Apr. 28, 2011 (Lab#2 for Chap. 3) Due: HW#1
11May 5, 2011 Chap. 5, Transport-Level Security (selected sections)
12May 12, 2011 Chap. 7, Electronic Mail Security (selected sections)
(Lab#3 for Chap. 5)
HW#2
13May 19, 2011 Chap. 7
14May 26, 2011 Chap. 9, Intruders (selected sections)
(Lab#4 for Chap. 7)
Due: HW#2
15Jun. 2, 2011Chap.9
(Lab#4-2)
16Jun. 9, 2011 Chap. 10, Malicious Software (selected sections)
17Jun. 16, 2011 Chap. 11, Firewalls (selected sections)
(Lab#5)
18Jun. 23, 2011(N/A)

Homework Assignments

  1. HW#1: Chap. 1-2
    Due: Apr. 28, 2011
  2. HW#2: Chap. 3 & 5
    Due: May 26, 2011

Labs and Exercises

Exams

  1. Midterm Exam: Apr. 18-22, 2011.

  2. Final Exam: Jun. 20-24, 2010.

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E-mail: jhwang AT csie DOT <the domain for our school>
Created: Feb. 24, 2011.
Last Updated: May 27, 2011.