This is a tentative schedule of what we'll be covering in class each week, along with dates for assignments, exercises, and exams.
Note that this is subject to change, so check this page frequently! Go Back.


WeekDatesTopics CoveredEvaluationsAssignments Due
Week 1 September 10 - September 14 Class Cancelled
Week 2 September 17 - September 21 Introduction to Information Security.
Week 3 September 24 - September 28 The Need for Security. Threats and Attacks.
Week 4 October 1 - October 5 Security Technologies.
Week 5 October 8 - October 12 No class: Thanksgiving day
Week 6 October 15 - October 19 Cryptography.
October 22 - October 26 Reading Week - No Classes
Week 7 October 29 - November 2 Web Security. OWASP Top 10. Assignment N1 (10%)
Week 8 November 5 - November 9 Midterm Midterm (30%)
Week 9 November 12 - November 16 Principles of Network Security.
Week 10 November 19 - November 23 Hacking Exposed. Assignment N2 (15%)
Week 11 November 16 - November 30 Risk Management and Planning for Security.
Week 12 December 3 - December 7 Security and Users.
Social Networking Security.
Implementing Information Security.
Assignment N3 (15%)
Week 13 December 10 - December 14 Final Exam Final Exam (30%)
Sunday December 16th, 2018.
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