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CSCI 2951-E: Topics in Computer System Security

Department of Computer Science, Brown University

Roberto Tamassia

This course explores advanced topics and highlights current research in computer security from a systems perspective.Topics include vulnerabilities and defenses for automotive, computing, medical, and industrial control devices, intrusion detection, botnets, secure network protocols, web spam, tracking of web users, JavaScript sandboxing, attacks and defenses for web applications, and security and privacy issues in cloud computing. Research papers and industry reports will be presented and discussed. Also, hands-on experiments and system demonstrations will be performed.

CSCI 1660 or equivalent background is essential. Instructor permission required.