Computer Networks Security (6 ECTS)

The purpose of this course is to offer a broad overview of computer network security, not only of security building blocks and approaches but also of the existing threats. The course is organized in four parts: fundamental security concepts, paradigms for secure computing and communication, models for secure computing, and secure systems and platforms. The course builds on the basic cryptographic mechanisms introduced in course 4.2.


Suggested readings:

P. Verissimo and L. Rodrigues: Distributed Systems for System Architects, Kluwer, 2001

C. Kaufman, R. Perlman, and M. Speciner: Network Security: Private Communication in a Public World, Second Edition, Prentice Hall

W. Stallings: Cryptography and Network Security, (4th Edition), Prentice Hall

W. R. Cheswick, S. M. Bellovin, and A. D. Rubi: Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker, Second Edition, Addison Wesley

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