Computer Security Seminar (203.3365) - Spring 2014

Spring 2014 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

Computer Threats11.3,23.1PDF 

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

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The Topics for the Seminar

The seminar's topics are going to be based on Ross Andresson'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
8 Multilevel Security
9 Multilateral Security
10 Banking and Bookkeeping
12 Monitoring and Metering
13 Nuclear Command and Control
15 Biometrics
16 Physical Tamper Resistance
17 Emission Security
18 API Security
19 Electronic and Information Warfare
20 Telecom System Security
21 Network Attack and Defense
22 Copyright and DRM
23 The Bleeding Edge
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 slides in PDF format after your presentation to Orr, for the lecture to be counted for.

The Seminar's Schedule

Date Student Topic Presentation
6.4 Amir Usability and Psychology PDF
6.4 Dean Multilevel Security PDF
27.4 Alex Biometrics PDF
27.4 Nadav Emission Security PDF Defcon presentation
4.5 David Monitoring and Metering PDF
4.5 Nitay Telecom System Security PDF
11.5 Galit Network Attack and Defense PDF
18.5 Veronica Banking and Bookkeeping PDF
18.5 Barak Nuclear Command and Control PDF
25.5 Shai API Security PDF
25.5 Ziv Physical Tamper Resistance PDF
8.6 Igal Electronic and Information Warfare PDF
8.6 Muhammad The Bleeding Edge PDF
11.6 Lior Copyright and DRM PDF

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