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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 1: Introduction* CS 392/6813 2009 Nitesh Saxena * Adopted from Previous Lectures by Nasir Memon 9/10/2009 Lecture 1 - Introduction 2 Outline Administrative Stuff Introductory Technical Stuff 9/10/2009 Lecture 1 - Introduction 3 Some Important Pointers Instructor: Nitesh Saxena Office: LC 228 Email: nsaxena@poly.edu (best way to reach me!) Phone No: 718-260-3116 Office Hours: Wednesdays 3-4pm (or by appointment) Course Web Page (also accessible through my web- page) http://isis.poly.edu/courses/cs392-f2009 TA: Yasemin Avcular: yavcul01@students.poly.edu PhD student, research in networking and security MyPoly Web Page: http://my.poly.edu/ 9/10/2009 Lecture 1 - Introduction 4 About the Instructor A fairly recent PhD graduate from UC Irvine Research in computer and network security, and applied cryptography Web page: http://cis.poly.edu/~nsaxena 9/10/2009 Lecture 1 - Introduction 5 Prerequisites 1. Solid background in Mathematics 2. Good programming skills 3. Knowledge in Algorithms/Data Structures 4. [Others] 1. Operating Systems 2. Networks If you dont satisfy the prerequisites Talk to me 9/10/2009 Lecture 1 - Introduction 6 What to expect The course would be quite tough Lot of math and programming Hectic schedule; heavy workload The grading might not be curved I would love to give As but I wont mind giving Fs when deserved I might/will make mistakes Please point them out Talk to me if you have any complaints (or send me an anonymous email ) But, I guarantee that I will encourage you to do your best youll have fun Ill help you learn as much as I can dont hesitate to ask for help whenever needed although you wont become experts, you will learn enough to move on! youll hopefully get motivated to pursue research in this area, ultimately You should not take this course if you are not serious you think it would be an easy substitute you think you will learn hacking you think hes a new(ish) instructor, so hell keep the course easy and give away grades 9/10/2009 Lecture 1 - Introduction 7 Other Security Courses at Poly Network Security: offered in spring Cryptography: offered in spring Other specialized courses Computer security Network security Crypto 9/10/2009 Lecture 1 - Introduction 8 Course References Introduction to Computer Security -- Matt Bishop Handbook of Applied Cryptography Alfred Menezes, Paul van Oorschot, Scott Vanstone Free online copy http://www.cacr.math.uwaterloo.ca/hac/ Wikipedia can be a good reference at times Other references to be provided as we proceed 9/10/2009 Lecture 1 - Introduction 9 Grading 50% - Weekly Homeworks and Programming assignments 50% - 1 Midterm and 1 Final 9/10/2009 Lecture 1 - Introduction 10 Collaboration and Cheating Policy You are not allowed to collaborate with one another, in any form, while doing your homeworks and exams,...
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