Information on the course Network Security
here. The course is part of the
Master en Management de la Sécurité des
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- (February 26 2018) Web site updated.
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Lectures are on Feb. 23, Mar. 9 and Mar. 23.
The lectures are taught in English.
Tentative outline of the lectures:
|Friday, Feb. 23
||CIA Triad, ISO-OSI network model, VPN, IPSec, and SSL/TLS
|Friday, Mar. 9
||Firewalls, intrusion detecion systems, and E-mail security (Part 1)
|Friday, Mar. 23
||E-mail security (Part 2), security protocols, RFID protocols, web security
By the end of the course the students will
- have a raised security awareness.
- be able to identify soft spots and potential points of attack in
- understand the basic principles of preventive, detective and corrective
measures that are normally applied for securing networks (firewalls, etc).
The main text book for this course is William Stalling's "Network Security Essentials, Applications and Standards", Fourth Edition, Prentice Hall, 2010. ISBN-10: 0-13-610805-9
Several other books that are interesting as well:
Stallings, William, Lawrie Brown, Michael D. Bauer, and Arup Kumar
Bhattacharjee. Computer security: principles and practice. Pearson Education,
Pfleeger, Charles P., and Shari Lawrence Pfleeger. Security in computing.
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference, 2002.
Gollmann, Dieter. "Computer security." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews:
Computational Statistics, 2010.
Lecture notes (chapters 1-4) for 23.02.2018
Lecture notes (chapters 5-6) for 09.03.2018
Lecture notes (chapters 7-9) for 23.03.2018
Attack trees (23.03.2018)
Vulnerabilities in web applications (23.03.2018)
Exercises 1 (to be discussed in class on 09.03.2018)
Exercises 2 (were discussed in class on 09.03.2018)
Exercises 3 (were discussed in class on 23.03.2018)
Homework assignment 1 (deadline extended to 19.03.2018)
Homework assignment 2 (firm deadline by 26.03.2018)
Homework assignment 3-4 (firm deadline by 09.04.2018)
The public key needed for Homework 3-4