SYSTEMS SECURITY

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Teaching
SYSTEMS SECURITY
Subject area
ING-INF/05
Reference degree course
COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Course type
Master's Degree
Credits
6.0
Teaching hours
Frontal Hours: 54.0
Academic year
2022/2023
Year taught
2022/2023
Course year
1
Language
ITALIAN
Curriculum
PERCORSO COMUNE
Reference professor for teaching
TOMMASI Francesco
Location
Lecce

Teaching description

Knowledge of the content of the course "System and Network Programming" of the same teacher

Introduction to Computer Security
Vulnerabilities of Set-UID programs
Attacks based on Environment Variables
Buffer Overflow attacks
Introduction to Cryptography
One-Way Hash Functions
Secret-Key Encryption
Public Key Cryptography
Public Key Infrastructure
Web security
Transport Layer Security
Bitcoin and Blockchain

 

The course aims at providing the students with the basics of Computer Security. The course is based on UNIX®, because of the popularity of such operating system among professionals.

The course is strongly oriented towards a hands-on mehodology.

Writing a program aimed at solving a given problem in a given time.

Introduction to Computer Security
Vulnerabilities of Set-UID programs
Attacks based on Environment Variables
Buffer Overflow attacks
Introduction to Cryptography
One-Way Hash Functions
Secret-Key Encryption
Public Key Cryptography
Public Key Infrastructure
Web security
Transport Layer Security
Bitcoin and Blockchain

 

Textbook:

Wenliang Du. Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach, May 2022, ISBN 978-1733003964

Wenliang Du. Computer Security: A Hands-on Approach, May 2022, ISBN 978-1733003957

Additional, useful references:

F. Tommasi "Alla Scoperta di UNIX - Esplorare GNU/Linux e macOS con la linea di comando", Marzo 2021, ISBN: 9791220082204

 

Semester
Second Semester (dal 01/03/2023 al 09/06/2023)

Exam type
Compulsory

Type of assessment
Oral - Final grade

Course timetable
https://easyroom.unisalento.it/Orario

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