ECE 256: Foundations in Cybersecurity

Prerequisite: ECE 160; for CPE/ECE majors only

Examination of the design and implementation of secure computer systems. Addresses threat models, attacks that compromise security, and techniques for achieving security, based on recent research. Topics include hardware security, operating system (OS) security, capabilities, information flow control, language security, network protocols, and security in web applications. Assignments include miniature projects that involve implementing and compromising secure hardware components, software components, and information store components.

2021 Fall
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
12219 01 Lecture 24 3.00
DaysStartEndLocation
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 11:00 AM EST 11:50 AM EST
Instructor: Ruolin Zhou Class status:
Prerequisite: ECE 160; for CPE/ECE majors only
Non-Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person
2021 Fall
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
12220 01L1 Laboratory 12 3.00
DaysStartEndLocation
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 2:00 PM EST 4:50 PM EST
Instructor: Ruolin Zhou Class status:
Prerequisite: ECE 160; for CPE/ECE majors only
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person
2021 Fall
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
12221 01L2 Laboratory 12 3.00
DaysStartEndLocation
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 2:00 PM EST 4:50 PM EST
Instructor: Class status:
Prerequisite: ECE 160; for CPE/ECE majors only
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person

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