600/650.424 Network Security

Course Information

Class Schedule: 3 - 5:30 PM Wednesdays (spring 2010)

Instructor: Sam Small
Email: jhunetsec [at] gmail [dot] com
Office: Wyman Park 403
Office Hours: Wednesdays. 1:30-2:30PM, by request

CA: Nitesh Bhatter
Email: jhunetsec.ta [at] gmail [dot] com
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30-3PM
Office: JHUISI Lab

Course Description

This course focuses on communication security in computer systems and networks. The course is intended to provide students with an introduction to the field of network security. The course covers network security services such as authentication and access control, integrity and confidentiality of data, firewalls and related technologies, Web security and privacy. Course work involves implementing various security techniques. A course project is required. Prerequisites: 600.226, (600.344 or 600.444) or permission; 600.120 (or equivalent) recommended.