CSE 481S: Computer Security Capstone (Winter 2023)

Class Schedule

Tentative Schedule. Some details subject to change based on overall course progress -- please check back often.

Requirements for deliverables are described in more detail here.

Date Today's Class Due at 12 p.m. Day of Class Due Later This Week
Week 1: 01/03 Intro, initial pitches, form groups N/A

In Class: Group selection, tentative project plan, project choice selection, proposal slides.

After Class: Project selection reflection.

Due Friday at 5 p.m. if you don't finish in class. (You may turn this in earlier, as soon as you are sure about your group/project selection.)

Week 2: 01/10 Project overview, threat modeling Design Doc: Draft of Section 2-4 (emphasis on draft)

Slides: Slides corresponding to Sections 2-4 of design doc
Week 3: 01/17 Present and reflect on peer threat models, in-class card-based threat modeling activity Implementation: Implementation plan and git setup

Peer Analysis: Threat model analysis and ethics analysis of other projects

Slides: Presentation of peer threat model and ethics analyses
In Class: Threat model and ethics reflection. Due Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Week 4: 01/24 Work day (no full group meeting) Design Doc: Revisions to Sections 2-4

Implementation: Summary of accomplishments so far
Implementation: Summary of work done during class time, and updated implementation plan. Due Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Week 5: 01/31 Status update Design Doc: Draft of Section 5

Slides: Short update presentation #1
Week 6: 02/07 Prototype demonstrations

Slides: Demo presentation

Implementation: Code preparation email sent to staff for analysis team
Week 7: 02/14 Code + documentation + test environment transferred to the analysis teams

Guest lecture at 2pm:
Jon McClintock (Apple)
Design Doc: Draft of Section 6.1

Implementation: Code prepared to share with analysis team
Week 8: 02/21 Present peer reviews, plan for addressing them Peer Analysis: Peer analysis doc + issues noted via GitLab

Slides: Slide deck corresponding to peer analysis
In Class: Peer security analysis reflection. Due Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Week 9: 02/28 Status update Implementation: Issues addressed and updated in GitLab

Slides: Short update presentation #2
Week 10: 03/07 Final presentations Slides: Final presentation N/A
Finals Week (No meeting) N/A Design Doc: Finished document (Sections 1, 6.2, 6.3 are new; 4.Y and 4.Z should now be completed)

Implementation: Finished code + test environment

Misc: Final reflection

Misc: Summary of individual contribution to project

Due at end of scheduled final exam period (4:20 p.m., Friday)