ECOM6321-Lecture Notes

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Class Schedule and Class Notes

Chapter 01:      Computer Security Overview

Chapter 02:      Cryptographic Tools

Chapter 03:      User Authentication

Chapter 04:      Access Control

Chapter 05:      Database and Cloud Security

Chapter 06:      Malicious Software

 

Week

Topic

Textbook/Reading Material

1 and 2

07.09.2019

Syllabus, Course Overview

Computer Security Overview

  • Textbook: Chapter 0
  • Textbook: Chapter 1

3

21.09.2019

Cryptographic Tools

  • Textbook: Chapter 2

4

28.09.2019

User Authentication

  • Textbook: Chapter 3

5

05.10.2019

Malicious Software

  • Textbook: Chapter 6

6

12.10.2019

Introductory papers

  • A study of cyber security challenges and its emerging trends on latest technologies
  • Computer Network Security Then and Now-2016
  • Network-Protection-and-Info-Security-Policy-2012
  • The Study of Network Security with Its Penetrating Attacks and Possible Security Mechanisms-2015

7

19.10.2019

Vulnerabilities and Network malware (Types of Security Attacks)

  • How to 0wn the Internet in Your Spare Time
  • Inferring Internet Denial-of-Service Activity
  • Your Botnet is My Botnet Analysis of a Botnet Takeover-2009

8

26.10.2019

Operating Systems Security

  • Security in Ordinary Operating-OS systems-ch4-18pg
  • A Comprehensive Study on Security issues in Android Mobile Phone — Scope and Challenges-2016
  • Windows and Linux  operating systems from a security perspective-2012

9

02.11.2019

DB Security,  SQL injection

  • Database security-1998
  • Database Security——SQL injection
  • Review of Attacks on Databases and Database Security Techniques-2012
  • The Role of Cryptography in Database Security-2004

10

09.11.2019

Network firewalls and related technologies, Intrusion prevention

  • An Overview of Firewall Technologies-2000
  • Designing an Academic Firewall Policy, Practice, and Experience With SURF-1996
  • Internet security-The role of firewall system

11

16.11.2019

No classes

Start of midterm exams

End of midterm exams

  • Thu. 31.10.2019
  • Thu. 07.11.2019

12

23.11.2019

Project presentations

  • Project intermediate report presentations

13

30.11.2019

 
Web security, cross-site scripting

  • A Large-Scale Study of Mobile Web App Security
  • A Survey on Web Application Security
  • Cross Site Scripting Explained
  • Drive-by Pharming-2006

14

07.12.2019

Network Security

Internet Security Protocols and Standards

  • Transport Layer Security (TLS) – A Network Security Protocol for E-commerce
  • Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) Mechanisms-2014
  • Network Security-2009

15

14.12.2019

Network Security

Internet Security Protocols and Standards

(Cont.)

  • Review of Computer Network Security System-2015
  • Challenges for Cloud Networking Security
  • Towards In-Network Security for Smart Homes-2018

16

21.12.2019

Project presentations

  • Project final report presentation

 

  • End of classes

Start of final exams

  • Wed.  25.12.2019
  • Sat. 28.12.2019