Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||Security of Networks and Distributed Systems|
|Module Short Title|
30 hours lectures.
|Module Personnel||Dr Stephen Farrell|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
The objectives of this module are: to gain a realistic understanding of risk, as it applies in distributed systems; to understand the main tools available to control risk from and how to use those whether as a designer, operator, user or security analyst; and to enable the student to form opinions about issues such as full disclosure, some aspects of IPR (e.g. parts of DRM).
Lecture materials: http://down.dsg.cs.tcd.ie/cs7053
|Recommended Reading List|
Materials on website. (Copies of RFCs, papers, etc.)
Basic networking and programming
80% exam, 20% coursework
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