1 Cybersecurity: An Overview

2 Assignments (Spring 2021)

3 Working Schedule and Lectures (Spring 2021)

This schedule will be updated as the course progresses. Case studies are from the Darknet Diaries podcast they do not necessarily correspond to the topic on any given week.

Date Week # Topic
01/18 1 No Monday class, Course Introduction, personalGit, GitClass, Markdown, Intro, Overview, Case study EP 79: Dark Basin
01/25 2 Chapter 1 Intro to Computer Security, book Chapter 1 notes, Risk, Threats, CIA, Case study EP 76: Knaves Out
02/01 3 Chapter 2 Networks and the Internet, Case study EP 76: Knaves Out
02/08 4 Chapter 3. Cyber Stalking, Fraud, and Abuse, Case study Episode 53: Shadow Brokers
02/15 5 Chapter 4. DoS Attacks, Case study Episode 54: NotPetya
02/22 6 Chapter 8. Encryption (symmetric), Case study Episode 72: Bangladeshi Bank heist
03/01 7 Chapter 8. Encryption (public key), Case study Episode 73: WannaCry
03/08 8 Chapter 5. Malware, Case study Ep 80: The Whistle blower
03/15 9 Chapter 6. Techniques used by Hackers, Case study Ep 68: Triton
03/22 10 Chapter 11. Network Scanning and Vulnerability Scanning, Case study EP 81: The Vendor
03/29 11 Spring Break
04/05 12 Chapter 7. Industrial Espionage in Cyberspace
04/12 13 Chapter 12. Cyber Terrorism and Information Warfare
04/19 14 Chapter 9. Computer Security Technology
04/26 15 Chapter 10. Security Policies
05/03 16 Chapter 13. Cyber Detective
05/10 17 Chapter 14. Introduction to Forensics