Time: Tuesday 4:10-6:00
Room TBD

This course will bring together professors and select students from three schools to discuss how different disciplines solve cybersecurity issues. Classes will cover the technical underpinnings of the Internet and computer security; the novel legal aspects from technology, crime and national security; and the various policy problems and solutions involved in this new field. Class discussion will range freely between the technologies and implications of cyber security, crime, and conflict.

  • Cryptography
  • Surveillance
  • Cyberwar
  • Information operations

Readings

Readings

TAs

TBD

Prerequisites

Permission of the instructor.

Some knowledge of programming is helpful but not required

Homework Policy

Aim is to have students divide into teams with one or two members from each school to work on a common problem. Possibilities include:
  1. Technical, policy and legal norms to reduce intensity of cyber conflict
  2. Technical, policy and legal actions to secure smart cities
  3. Technical, policy and legal actions to secure networked medical devices
  4. Technical, policy and legal actions to reduce identity theft and credit card fraud
  5. Technical, policy and legal actions to secure financial transactions and institutions
  6. Technical, policy and legal actions to secure the electrical grid

Grading

TBD