CSE 127 - Introduction to Computer Security

Units: 

 4

Topics include basic cryptography; security/threat analysis; access control; auditing; security models; distributed systems security; theory behind common attack and defense techniques. The class will go over formal models as well as the bits and bytes of security exploits.

Format: 

3 hours of lecture, 1 hour discussion section, and 8 hours of outside preparation.

Prerequisites: 

CSE 21 or Math 15B or MATH 184A, and CSE 120; restricted to SO, JR, SR standing within the CS25, CS26, CS27, CS28, and EC26 majors. Graduate students will be allowed as space permits. Please see Prerequisite Page

Offered: 

One quarter per year, normally in Winter.