CMSC 414 – Fall 2017

Fall 2017 – Section 0201


An introduction to the topic of security in the context of computer systems and networks. Identify, analyze, and solve network-related security problems in computer systems. Fundamentals of number theory, authentication, and encryption technologies, as well as the practical problems that have to be solved in order to make those technologies workable in a networked environment, particularly in the wide-area Internet environment.


Tu/Thu 9:30-10:45. CSIC 3117

Instructor: Michelle Mazurek
Office hours: Thursdays, 11am-12pm, or by appointment. 3421 AVW.

Tommy Hegarty: Monday and Wednesday, 11:30 am-12:30 pm,  AVW 4101 or 4103
Stephan Kostreski: Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00-2:00 pm, AVW 4101 or 4103
Nishant Rodrigues: Tuesday 4:00-5:00 pm and Friday 9:00-10:00 am, AVW 4101 or 4103