CourseOutline_CSC607_WCM605_AUG10

CourseOutline_CSC607_WCM605_AUG10 - NATIONAL UNIVERSITY...

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N ATIONAL U NIVERSITY M.S. C OMPUTER S CIENCE M.S. W IRELESS C OMMUNICATION C OURSE S YLLABUS COURSE INFORMATION Dept., Number CSC607 WCM605 Course Title Security in Computing Wireless Systems Security Quarter Hrs. 4.5 Course Coordinator Dr. Pradip P. Dey Pre. Req. CSC607 : None WCM 605 : WCM 602 URL (if any): Instructor: Jim Garrova 858.335.4645 (mobile) garrova@mitre.org Current Catalog Description Course Description from catalog - CSC 607: This course examines the use of security vulnerabilities and threats in computer programs, operating systems, networks, and databases. The use of cryptography and other countermeasures to provide confidentiality, integrity, and availability is then evaluated in depth, from the perspectives of both technical effectiveness and ethics of users and developers. Course Description from catalog - WCM 605: Security and privacy issues in wireless voice and data. Ensuring confidentiality, integrity, availability and non-repudiability. Identification, authentication and encryption protocols. Data Encryption Standard (DES), Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Secure distribution of encryption keys. Use of WPA in Wireless LANs. Ethical issues in wireless communications.
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Textbooks Charles P. Pfleeger. & Shari Lawrence Pfleeger (2007) Security in Computing , 4 th Edition NJ: Prentice Hall. ISBN# 0-13-239077-9. Praphul Chandra (2005), Bulletproof Wireless Security, GSM, UMTS, 802.11 and Ad Hoc Security , ISBN 0-7506-7746-5 (available as an e-Book from Spectrum Library through NetLibrary) Course Schedule Summary: Starting Tue, August 3, 2010, Spectrum Learning Center. Students from other locations will connect on-line via Class Live Pro. On site classes: Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 5:30 pm to 10 pm, August 3 - 26, plus class on Saturday Aug 28, 8:00am – 12:30 pm. . Mid Term Exam, counts toward 25% of grade. Will include questions from one or more small group presentations (see below) Final Exam will count toward 25% of grade. Will include questions from one or more small group presentations (see below) Written assignments due no later than midnight on the Saturday at the end of week 2 and week 3 count toward 10% of grade (5% for each assignment) Two small group projects count toward 15% of final grade (7.5% for each project). Each student will be a part of two different small groups (2-3 persons per group, depending on enrollment) for two weekly projects (choice of one of several projects each week). The majority of work on these projects will be out of class, but a small amount of time may be allowed in class. Projects choices are described below. “Breaking WEP” research project will count toward 15% of grade. (See description below) 10% of grade will be based on participation during class, including in-class work on exercises.
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Course Outcomes Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: A. Evaluate and contrast computing security issues. B.
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course CSC 607 taught by Professor Dr.pradipp.dey during the Spring '11 term at National.

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