Computer and Network Security

Spring 2008


Course syllabus   (and handouts)
Course overview - Grading, Textbooks, Course work, Exams.
Course staff and office hours.
Course calendar (tentative) 

Lectures:     Tuesday, Thursday, 2:15-3:30 Skilling Auditorium
Sections:     Occasional Fridays, 4:15 - 5:05, Gates B03   (live on E4)
Questions:   Newsgroup:  su.class.cs155.    TA mailing list:

Final exam: 3:30-5:30 PM on Tuesday, June 10, Gates B01.
    Alternate final: 3:30-5:30 PM on Monday, June 9, Gates B03.
    Please attend whichever final is more convenient for you.
    Open book, open notes, open laptop, but no wireless connections allowed.
    Previous final exams: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.


   Project #1:   Control hijacking.   pdf, sploitz, VM box,   section, screen-dump,   submit instructions.

Due:  Part 1: Thursday, April 17.    Part 2: Monday, April 21.

Project #2:   Web application security. instructions, FAQ   Slides: Section 1 Section 2

Due:  Part 1: Monday, May 5.   Part 2: Monday, May 12.

Project #3:   Network security. html, FAQ   Slides: Section

Due:   Part 1: Tuesday, May 27.   Part 2: Monday, June 2.


Homework #1:   problems
Due:  Tuesday, April 29.

Homework #2:   problems

Due:  Tuesday, May 20.