This course introduces students to the concepts of network security: security principles, access control mechanisms, authentication schemes, secure communication, etc.; State-of-the-art attacks: Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Malware, Botnets, Ransomware, side-channel attacks, etc.; Privacy issues: security vs. privacy, content privacy, online and location tracking, social media privacy, etc; Network defense systems: anti-virus, firewall, intrusion detection system (IDS), intrusion prevention system (IPS), etc. The course includes continuous assessment in the form of examinations, projects, paper presentation and term paper.
- Teacher: Dr. Hossen Asiful Mustafa