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5850. Introduction to Cyber-Security

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Department consent; open to graduate students in the Computer Science and Engineering program, others with permission. Not open for credit to students who have passed CSE 3400. Recommended preparation: CSE 2500.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introductory to the area of cyber-security. The course focuses on applied cryptography, and some of its applications and related areas in cyber security, including network and web security, usable security, privacy/anonymity, and block-chains. The course is systems-oriented; we will discuss many practical vulnerabilities, attacks and defenses. However, esp. in the beginning, we will also learn some theory - mainly, few definitions, and (fewer) proofs.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2020 16623 Storrs Distance Learning Herzberg, Amir 001 Reg TuTh 9:30am‑10:45am
3/3 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Spring 2021 16086 Storrs Distance Learning Almashaqbeh, Ghada 001 Reg TuTh 9:30am‑10:45am
1/10 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded