CS5430: System Security - Topic Outline

The outline below contains notes on various topics to be covered in class this semester.

The links are to scribed lecture notes for past lectures in previous offerings of this course and, in a few places, to draft chapters for a new textbook. All of these written notes are being offered solely on an "as is" basis --- what is actually covered in lecture this semester and the manner in which that material is presented may differ from these scribed lecture notes:

Note. Cornell University Policy restricts the use of these notes. In addition, these notes are copyright F.B. Schneider. All rights reserved.

Readings to accompany each topic are indicated within the outline in square brackets.
[B] Matt Bishop, Introduction to Computer Security, Addison Wesley, 2005.
[KPS] Charlie Kaufman, Radia Perlman, and Mike Speciner. Network Security. Private Communication in a Public World. Prentice Hall, 1995.
[S] Bruce Schneier. Applied Cryptography. Second Edition. Wiley, 1996.

Links are also given to other sources that expand upon the material that will be covered in lecture.

Topic Outline

Appendix: Some Notes on Cryptography