Security

A list of weekly plans


Litteratur
Chuck Easttom
Computer Security Fundamental (CSF)
Pearson, 2012, 2nd ed. or later
ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4890-4
ISBN-10: 0-7897-4890-8

William Stallings
Network Security Essentials (NSE)
Pearson 2014, 5th ed.
ISBN-10: 0-273-79336-5
ISBN 13: 978-0-273-79336-6

Week 5
Topics

  • Introduction to the course
  • Downloading and installing the necessary software
  • Security attacks, Security services, Security mechanisms
  • Symmetric encryption and message confidentiality
    • Symmetric encryption principles
    • Symmetric encryption algorithms
    • Cipher block modes of operation
    • Location of encryption devices, Key distribution
Literature / Recommendations / etc

Labs


Week 6
Topics

Public-key cryptography and message authentication
  • Approaches to message authentication
  • Secure hash functions and HMAC
  • Public-key cryptography principles
  • Public-key cryptography algorithms
  • Digital signatures
Key Destribution and User Authentication Asymmetric Encryption
  • X.509 Certificates
  • Public Key Infrastructure
Literature / Recommendations / etc

Labs


Week 7
Topics

  • No lectures
Literature / Recommendations / etc

  • ...
Labs

  • ...

Week 8
Topics

Key Destribution and User Authentication Symmetric Encryption
  • Kerberos
Transport-Level security
  • Web security considerations
  • Secure socket layer and transport layer security
  • Secure electronic transactions
Literature / Recommendations / etc


Week 9
Topics

Electronic mail security
  • Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)

  • Introduction to Password Cracking
Literature / Recommendations / etc

  • Network Security Essentials by William Stallings
    • Chapter 8 and Chapter 6
  • Computer Networking by F. Kuose and W. Ross
    • Chapter 8.5
  • Electronic mail Slides (pdf)


Week 11
Topics

  • Password cracking Continues
Literature / Recommendations / etc

  • ...
Labs

  • ...

Week 12
Topics

Literature / Recommendations / etc

  • Network Security Essentials Ch. 11.3
Labs


Week 13
Topics

  • Vacation - No lectures
Literature / Recommendations / etc

  • ...
Labs

  • ...


Week 14
Topics

  • Introduction to Linux
  • Installation and Configuration
    • Ubuntu Linux
    • Virtual Machine
  • OpenVPN Mandatory assignment
Labs

Mandatory Assignment


Week 15
Topics

OpenVPN Mandatory assignment Continues
Literature / Recommendations / etc

Labs


Week 16
Topics

Hacking
  • Hacking
Literature / Recommendations / etc


Week 17
Topics

Hacking
Literature / Recommendations / etc

  • ...

Week 18 - week ??
Topics

Project
  • Specialization in ONE of your electives
Literature / Recommendations / etc

  • The report must be handed in no later than January 21st 23:59

Week 19 - week ??
Topics

Project
  • Specialization in ONE of your electives
Literature / Recommendations / etc

  • The report must be handed in no later than January 21st 23:59

Week 20 - week ??
Topics

Project
  • Specialization in ONE of your electives
Literature / Recommendations / etc

  • The report must be handed in no later than January 21st 23:59

Week 21 - week ??
Topics

Project
  • Specialization in ONE of your electives
Literature / Recommendations / etc

  • The report must be handed in no later than January 21st 23:59

Week 22 - week ??
Topics

Project
  • Specialization in ONE of your electives
Literature / Recommendations / etc

  • The report must be handed in no later than January 21st 23:59

Exam - xyz, 2018
Topics

Elective Exam
Literature / Recommendations / etc

Elective Exam
Labs

Elective Exam