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Fall 2017
Jul 15, 2024
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CS 52800 - Network Security
Credit Hours: 3.00. The course focuses on the principles and foundations of building secure network systems and on security and privacy challenges in existing and emerging networks. The course compares and analyzes network architectures and network protocols from the physical layer to the access control, network, transport and application layer from an adversarial standpoint to understand how to build more secure protocols that can withstand attacks. Restricted to CS MS and CS PHD students. Significant programming experience and skills are required to complete the projects. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Lecture, Practice Study Observation

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Computer Science

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Describe the different categories of network threats and attacks. 2. Examine the strengths and weaknesses of security technologies at each layer of the network protocol stack. 3. Identify the appropriate defense mechanism(s) and its (their) limitations, given a network threat. 4. Demonstrate the ability to discuss security properties, limitations, and threats in wireless networks and emerging technologies. 5. Demonstrate the ability to summarize defenses against network censorship, and network anonymity and privacy protocols.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      Computer Science-PHD
      Computer Science-MS
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

GR-CS 52600 Course

General Requirements:

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently.  )
Course or Test: CS 52600
Minimum Grade of C
May not be taken concurrently. )

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