CS155: Computer and Network Security

Computer and Network Security

Spring 2009

The course covers principles of building secure systems. We give many examples of how things can go wrong if these principles are not followed.


Course syllabus (and readings)
Course overview (grading, textbooks, coursework, exams)
Lectures: Tuesday, Thursday, 2:15-3:30, Skilling Aud.
Questions for TAs: cs155ta@cs.stanford.edu
Newsgroup: su.class.cs155 (for discussion with TAs and other students)

Final Exam

Students may take the final at either one of the following two dates:

  • Option 1: (alternate)   Saturday, 6/06,  12:30-2:30pm, Skilling Aud.
  • Option 2: (scheduled)   Tuesday, 6/09,  7:00-9:00pm, Skilling Aud.

For remote SCPD students: Please email cs155ta@cs with your email address, the email address of your SCPD monitor if you have one, and which day you would like to take the exam. We will email a pdf to you which you should print, complete, and fax back to us at 650 725-4671. Also email us when you fax the exam back so we can be on the lookout for it. We will email you with confirmation of receipt so hold on to your exam until you receive confirmation. Note that if you are local to the bay area, you must come to one of two exam slots unless you contact us in advance.

Previous final exams: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008.


Due: Tuesday, Apr. 28, in class
Due: Tuesday, May 19, in class


Due: Part 1: Thursday, April 16. Part 2: Monday, April 20.
Project #2:   pdf  
Due: Part 1: Monday, May 4. Part 2: Monday, May 11.
Project #3:   instructions  
Due: Part 1: Tuesday, May 26. Part 2: Monday, June 1.