Computer Security Seminar (203.3365) - Winter 2019/20

Winter 2019/20 General Information


Course's staff

Class hours

Grading policy

You must attend at least 10 meetings to pass the course.

Prerequisites and Requirements


Lecture slides

Introduction to Computer Security10.11PDF 
Computer Threats17.11PDF 

The slides are in PDF format. I may change the slides a little bit before and after the lecture. Be aware of changes.

Related Links

The Topics for the Seminar

The seminar's topics are going to be based on Ross Andreson's book "Security Engineering". After the introduction, each week, students will give a presentation of one of the chapters of the book.
Chapter Topic
2 Usability and Psychology
4 Access Control
7 Economics
8 Multilevel Security
9 Multilateral Security
10 Banking and Bookkeeping
12 Monitoring and Metering
13 Nuclear Command and Control
14 Security Printing and Seals
15 Biometrics
16 Physical Tamper Resistance
17 Emission Security
19 Electronic and Information Warfare
20 Telecom System Security
21 Network Attack and Defence
22 Copyright and DRM
23 The Bleeding Edge
24 Terror, Justice and Freedom
25 Managing the Development of Secure Systems
26 System Evaluation and Assurance

One week before your presentation, you must present your talk to Orr. Without doing so, you will not be able to present your talk to the class, and would fail.

Please note that you must send your slides in PDF format (as well as their sources) after your presentation to Orr, for the lecture to be counted for.

The Seminar's Schedule

Date Student Topic Presentation
24.11 Oron Chapter 2 - Usability and Psychology PDF
24.11 Abeer Chapter 4 - Access Control PDF
28.11 Danielle Chapter 7 - Economics PDF
28.11 Igal Chapter 10 - Banking and Bookkeeping PDF
1.12 Lior Chapter 8 - Multilevel Security PDF
1.12 Tal Chapter 9 - Multilateral Security PDF
8.12 Ben Chapter 15 - Biometrics PDF
2.1 (Thu.!) Hamada Chapter 13 - Nuclear Command & Control PDF
2.1 (Thu.!) Mohsen Chapter 19 - Electronic and Information Warfare PDF
5.1 Danny Chapter 16 - Physical Tamper Resistance PDF
12.1 Victor Chapter 12 - Monitoring and Metering PDF
12.1 Rose Chapter 25 - Managing the Development of Secure Systems PDF
19.1 Marawan Chapter 24 - Terror, Justice and Freedom PDF
30.1 Azmi Chapter 26 - System Evaluation and Assurance PDF
30.1 Firas Chapter 20 - Telecom System Security PDF

Note that this schedule is not final, and may be changed!

Last change: Sun., 16/2, 10:30 IST.