Fundamentals of CyberSecurity (CS573)

This course studies the mathematical models for computer security (Bell- LaPadula, Clark-Wilson, Biba, and Gligor models). It analyzes and compares, with respect to formal and pragmatic criteria, the properties of various models for hardware, software, and database security. Topics also include: formal specification and verification of security properties, operating system security, trust management, multi-level security, security labeling, security auditing and intrusion detection, security policy, safeguards and countermeasures, risk mitigation, covert channels, identification and authentication, password schemes, access control lists, and data fusion techniques. The course includes a project.

Click HERE for prerequisites: If the prospective student doesn't have the prerequisite then he or she should contact the program director to discuss if enrollment might still be possible. 

 It was very well put together; material was interesting and very organized, exams were a reflection of material, and the lecture notes were well written as well. Overall, just a well designed and executed course."
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