CSE 599 G/H (Autumn 2006)

Selected Topics in Computer Security

Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12pm--1:20pm
Location: CSE 203
Instructor: Tadayoshi Kohno
Office Hours & Location: By Appointment

This course surveys some of the hot topics in the field of computer security. Topics may include: usability; DRM; electronic voting; security for ubiquitous devices, including RFIDs; phishing; spyware; botnets; information leakage, fingerprinting, and sidechannel attacks; biometrics; and methods for involving humans in security protocols (like CAPTCHAs). Since security involves a delicate balance between attacker and defender, we will study these topics from both sides of the security arms race.

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