Location: VL w200 (VanLeer Auditorium) (T-Square video)
Lab: Klaus 2446 ( Special team HW project in April)
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing, Course in Computer Networks (see OSCAR)
Instructor: Prof. John A. Copeland (Web)
GTA Shi-in Chang
Office hours by appointment, or MW 10-1, in Klaus
3362 (jcopeland at ece.gatech.edu, 404-894-5177)
Shi-in will be in Klaus 3363 on Friday 2-4, or email him (sichang at gatech.edu) for another time.
Folders: Tools (RSA, Decryption), PGP
, FAQs , HW , Utility Programs
(for news reading, add "/news" to class page URL)
Books for Casual Reading
Links to Recent News Stories (check
often for additions)
Quizzes - Filenames that start with 11-1 indicate 2011-Summer (1st semester).
Spreadsheets for demonstrating:
RSA Encoding and Substitution-Code Breaking
of Dec. 2005 NetSec exercise
Course Title: Computer Network Security (3 hours lecture, 0 hours lab)
Scheduled as ECE8843a/q in 2000, 2002, 2004, ECE6612 in 2005 -
Instructor: Prof. John A. Copeland (backup - Prof. Henry Owen)
Content: Fundamental concepts of network information security, including encryption, secure access methods, and vulnerabilities in network protocols, operating systems, and network applications.
Security standards - SSL/TLS and SET.
Intruders and viruses.
PGP and S/MIME for electronic mail security.
Secret Key and Public/Private Key Cryptography
Cryptographic Hashes and Message Digests
Authentication Systems (Kerberos)
Digital signatures and certificates.
Kerberos and X.509v3 digital certificates.
Current Network Security Publications and Web Sites
Textbook:"Network Security Essentials: Applications and
Standards," Prentice Hall, Wm. Stallings, Third Edition, 2007. (http://WilliamStallings.com/)
How students are to be graded: Quizzes (2 x 25%) 50%, Exam 40%, HW 10%.
Sponsoring TIG - Telecommunications.