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cs458 - Spring 2007


Homeworks and Exams

Here you'll find posted homeworks, exams (after you take them) and class results for assignments.

  • Hw1 Posted 1/27, due 2/14.
    • Hw1 results: max=%, min=%, avg=%, std_dev=
  • Hw2 Posted 1/27, due 2/21.
    • Hw2 results: max=%, min=%, avg=%, std_dev=

Class Presentations


No later than 2/8/07, each student must choose a topic for the class presentation. Select a topic from one of the categories below; let your instructor know if new categories and topics should be added to the list.

  • Network Security: Network Architecture, Firewalls, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Wireless Security, Intrusion Detection Systems and Network Intrusion Management
  • Identity Management: User ID and Password Management, Authentication, Access Control
  • Platform Security: Vulnerability Management, OS security, Secure Data Storage
  • Information Security Threats: Viruses, Worms and other malware, Email Threats, Web Threats, Emerging Information Security Threats, Identity Theft, Data Security Breaches, Hacking Tools and Techniques
  • Application Security: Email Security, Web Security, Secure Instant Messaging, Database Security, Secure Software Development
  • Open Source Security Tools


Programming Assignments

SANS Institute NIST - Computer Security Division
SecurityFocus NIAP - National Information Assurance Partnership
CERT Coordination Center CERIAS - Hotlist
insecure.org theregister.com
RSA Laboratories NSA
Free Software Foundation GNU

Last update: Feb 15, 2007 Virgil Bistriceanu cs458 Computer Science

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