CS 491/591: Computer Security and Privacy, Spring 2009

The syllabus is here, and the addendum to it is here.

Test 4 "key" is here.

Roya's slides are here.

Test 4 is here:

Jong's slides are here.

Sandy's slides are here.

Test 3 key is here.

Lab 4 is here and the lab 4 files are here.

Lab 3 is here.

Homework 2 *.pdf is here and the *.odt is here.

The ethics agreement is here.

Test 2 key is here.

Test 2 is here:

The Test 1 key is here.

The dates of the tests will be:

Shasta rules and lab 2 are here. Files you'll need are here and here.

Lab 1 and a half is here.

Here are the files you need for lab 1:

Lab 0 is here.

Here are the updated files for lab 1:

Here are links to join the mailing lists for the class:


Instructions for accessing video on demand: videoondemand.pdf

Homework 1

Instructor: Jedidiah R. Crandall
Prerequisites: No official prerequisites. Even if you're not a CS major we can make arrangements. E-mail me for a draft syllabus.
Required Texts: Computer Security: Art and Science by Matt Bishop, http://preview.tinyurl.com/6rvefm (this is the graduate version with the brown cover, do not buy the green undergrad version with a different title.).

Rough plan for material to be covered:

The following are examples of the hands-on simulated attacks students will carry out, and the requisite knowledge that will be gained with each:
Grades as of 10 February: here.

Grades as of 14 February: here.

Grades as of 1 March: here.

Grades as of 2 March: here.

Grades as of 28 March: here.

Grades as of 30 April: here.

Grades as of 9 May: here.

Final grades: here.