Below is a tentative schedule
of lecture topics, labs, exams, and homework due dates. I reserve the right to adjust
this schedule for any reason, but I will make every effort to advise you of any
changes well in advance. The schedule will be updated on this web page, so
please look at it frequently to make sure you are aware of any changes.
Sessions 
Topics 

August 

27(T) 
Introduction Terminology, concepts 
Syllabus & Ch 1 
29(R) 
Cryptography Basic cryptography terms, symmetric and asymmetric ciphers 
Ch 1 

September 

3 (T) 
Cryptography overview 

5 (R) 
Cryptography overview 
Chapter 2 
10 (T) 
Cryptography
overview 
Chapter
2 
12 (R) 
Cryptography overview 

17 (T) 
Cryptography
(Symmetric Key Operation) 
Chapter
19 
19 (R) 
Exercises 

24(T) 
Cryptography (Public key
operation) 
Chapter 20 
26(R) 
Cryptography (Public key
operation) 

October 

1(T) 
Cryptography (Public key
operation) 

3 (R) 
User
Authentication 
Chapter
3 
8 (T) 
User
Authentication 
Chapter
3 
10 (R) 
IPSEC/SSL 
Chapter
3 
15 (T) 
Mid Exam Review 
Chapter 4 
17 (R) 
Midterm Exam 
Chapter 4 
22 (T) 
Database Security 

24 (R) 
Intrusion
Detection 

29(T) 
Intrusion
Detection 
Chapter 5 
November 

1 (R) 
Denial of Service 
Chapter 6 
5(T) 
Denial of Service 
Chapter 8 
7(R) 
Malicious code 

12(T) 
Malicious code 

14(R) 
Malicious code 

19(T) 
Web Security 

21(R) 
Web Security 

26,28 
Thanksgiving Break 

December 

3(T) 
Wireless Security 

5(R) 
Wireless Security 

10(T) 
Trusted Computing 

12(R) 
Wrapup and Review 


Final Exam 
