CSCD 303 Essential Computer Security
Course Notes and Reading

Winter 2014

Date

Jan   6    Course Overview     Reading: Steal This Book, Chapter 1

Jan   8    Computer Security Overview     Reading: Steal This Book, Chapter 1

Jan 13    Social Engineering 1 - Phishing  

Jan 15    Hackers/Attackers     Reading: 3, 7 and 163, 7 and 163, 7 and 16

Jan 20    Martin Luther King Holiday - no class

Jan 22    Desktop Security 1    Reading: 5

Jan 27    Desktop Security 1    Reading: 5

Jan 29    Desktop Security 2    Reading: See References in Slides

Feb   3    Malware     Reading: 5

Feb   5    Desktop Hardening    Reading: 23

Feb   5    LinuxvsWindows    Reading: References in Slides

Feb 10   Internet Security 1    Reading: Slides references

Feb 12   Internet Security 2    Reading: Slides references

Feb 17   No Class, Presidents Day

Feb 19   Internet Security 3    Reading: Slides references

Feb 24   Social Network Security    Reading: Slides references

Feb 26   Internet Privacy    Reading: Slides references

Mar  3   Internet Protection    Reading: Slides references

Mar  5   Secure Code Models and Processes    Reading: Slides references