Course Information

18-487: Introduction to Computer Security

Units:

12

Description:

Security is becoming one of the core requirements in the design of critical systems. This course will introduce students to the intro-level fundamental knowledge of computer security and applied cryptography. Students will learn the basic concepts in computer security including software vulnerability analysis and defense, networking and wireless security, and applied cryptography. Students will also learn the fundamental methodology for how to design and analyze security critical systems.

Prerequisites: 18-213/15-213
Anti-requisites: 18-631 and 18-730

Last Modified: 2017-07-11 11:25AM

Semesters offered:

  • Fall 2017
  • Fall 2016
  • Fall 2015
  • Fall 2014
  • Fall 2013
  • Fall 2012
  • Fall 2011
  • Fall 2010
  • Spring 2007
  • Spring 2006