Information Security

Subject associations
COS 432 / ECE 432
Spring 2023
Maria Apostolaki
Prateek Mittal
Registrar description

Course goals: learn how to design a secure system, probe systems for weaknesses, write code with fewer security bugs, use crypto libraries correctly, protect (or breach!) privacy, and use your powers ethically. Main topics: basic cryptography, system security, network security, firewalls, malware, web security, privacy technologies, cryptocurrencies, human factors, physical security, economics, and ethics of security.