Computer Science

COMPSCI 316: Cyber Security
Semester 2, City Campus

Prerequisites: COMPSCI 210 and COMPSCI 215
Assessments: 30% Assignments, 20% Test and 50% Final Exam
Lecturers: Rizwan Asghar (Course Coordinator) and Wanqing Tu
Tutor: Samuel Dobson

Brief Description

The course introduces various concepts related to software, system, and network security. It covers a range of topics including attacks on privacy and attack surface, static and dynamic analysis of malware, hardware security (trusted computing base, secure boot, and attestation), network security and some hot topics including blockchain and bitcoin.

Time and Location

  • Wednesday 13:00-14:00 hrs OGGB3/260-092
  • Thursday 11:00-12:00 hrs 405-470
  • Friday 14:00-15:00 hrs 405-460


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