Network Security, Autumn 2017

Basic Course Information
Course Code 263-4640-00L
Language English
Instructors Prof. Dr. Adrian Perrig [AP]
Dr. Stefan Frei [SF]
Teaching Assistants Daniele Asoni [DA]
Jean-Pierre Smith [JS]
Taeho Lee [TL]
Lectures Tuesday 10:15-11:55, CAB G 61
Guest Talks and Exercise Sessions Tuesday 9:15-10:00, CAB G 61
Lab In this course you can solve a set of challenges on Hacking Lab.
We will send out invitations so you can join our closed course event.
You can solve the challenges autonomously at any time you want.
Project The project consists in the creation of a Hacking Lab-like challenge.
Teams of (up to) five students will create one new challenge per team.
Office Hours By appointment only. Preferred hours: Monday 14:30-16:00, CAB F 86.2.
Grading You must pass the exam to get credit points.
The project can boost your exam grade.
Course Catalogue Entry 263-4640-00L Network Security
Course News
14.09.2017 The website for the Network Security course is online with the preliminary course schedule.
Classes start on 19.09.2017 with the Computer Networks Refresher at 9:15
Date Guest or Exercise Lecture Lab
Week 1, 19.09.2017 Computer Networks Refresher [AP] Introduction, roots of trust, crypto background [AP]
Security protocols, TCP/IP vulnerabilities [AP]
Starts on the second week
Week 2, 26.09.2017 Hacking Lab introduction [DA] Blockchain, network security issues [AP] Get Hacking-Lab account, join event and set up access
Week 3, 03.10.2017 TBD DNS security and privacy [SF] TBD
Week 4, 10.10.2017 TBD PKI systems: TLS PKI, CT, ARPKI [AP] TBD
Week 5, 17.10.2017 TBD SSL/TLS [AP] TBD
Week 6, 24.10.2017 TBD DDoS attacks and defenses [SF] TBD
Week 7, 31.10.2017 TBD SCION secure Internet architecture (control and data planes, PKIs, ISD coordination) [AP] TBD
Week 8, 07.11.2017 TBD SCION secure Internet architecture (OPT, SIBRA, DRKey) [AP] TBD
Week 9, 14.11.2017 TBD Firewalls, IDS, evasion and limitations [SF] TBD
Week 10, 21.11.2017 TBD Anonymous communications systems (Mixnets, onion routing systems) [DA] TBD
Week 11, 28.11.2017 TBD Anonymous communications systems (Attacks, censorship resilience) [DA] TBD
Week 12, 05.12.2017 TBD Authentication and encryption for broadcast communication [AP] TBD
Week 13, 12.12.2017 TBD Probabilistic traffic monitoring techniques [AP] TBD
Week 14, 19.12.2017 TBD Frontiers in network security research, how to prepare for the final exam, wrap-up [AP] TBD
To contact the instructors or teaching assistants for this course, please send an email to networksecurity ät