ECS 153, Computer Security, Spring Quarter 2018

This course introduces the basic principles of computer security, focusing on system elements. Among the topics covered are access control and integrity, system analysis, security in programming, and network security.

Prerequisites: ECS 150, Operating Systems; ECS 152A, Computer Networks

This contains the index to material for ECS 153, Spring Quarter 2018.


Class Information


Midterm Exam: Friday, May 4, 2018, in class (tentative)
Final Exam: Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 1:00pm–3:00pm in 1227 Haring Hall

Homework and Lab Exercises

Lecture Outlines

  1. April 2; Puzzle
  2. April 4; Puzzle
  3. April 6; Puzzle
  4. April 9; Puzzle
  5. April 11; Puzzle
  6. April 13; Puzzle
  7. April 16; Puzzle
  8. April 18; Puzzle


All are available in the Files area for this course in Canvas

Other Material

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ECS 153, Computer Security
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