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I130 Introduction to Cybersecurity

Credits: 1

Prerequisite(s): INFO-I 101.

This course introduces students to cybersecurity. The course will primarily focus on introduction to three core areas (technical aspects of security, organizational aspects of security, and legal aspects of security). Through examples of security problems in real life, this course will illuminate fundamental ideas and concepts of information security. An eight-week course.

Fall 2017


Instructor: John Duncan
Time: 4:00PM-5:15PM Tue
Location: Ballantine Hall, Room 006

Spring 2018


Instructor: John Duncan
Time: 11:15AM-12:30PM Wed
Location: Informatics East, Room 150

  • Course History

      Spring 2017


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 1:00PM-2:15PM Thu
      Location: Ballantine Hall, Room 347

      Fall 2016


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 4:00PM-5:15PM Tue
      Location: Ballantine Hall, Room 204

      Spring 2016


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 1:00PM-2:15PM Thu
      Location: Ballantine Hall, Room 340

      Fall 2015


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 4:00PM-5:15PM Tue
      Location: Ballantine Hall, Room 228

      Spring 2015


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 1:00PM-2:15PM Thu
      Location: Ballantine Hall, Room 330

      Fall 2014


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 4:00PM-5:15PM Wed
      Location: Geology, Room 143

      Spring 2014


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 5:45PM-7:00PM Tue
      Location: Ballantine Hall, Room 347

      Fall 2013


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 4:00PM-5:15PM Wed
      Location: ACC112

      Spring 2013


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 2:30PM-3:45PM Tue
      Location: Swain Hall West, Room 007
      Supplementary Description: Students taking this class will also get a basic exposure to academic literature in Security, including an opportunity to read real papers from the literature and chances to practice finding academic sources on their own. Two papers comprise the majority of the grade.

      Fall 2012


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 4:00PM-5:15PM Wed
      Location: ACC114

      Spring 2012


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 2:30PM-3:45PM Tue
      Location: JH239
      Supplementary Description: We will cover the following topics through the use of readings: 1. Malware / Denial of Service 2. Phishing / Pharming 3. Encryption 4. Intrusion Detection 5. Authentication / Access Control 6. Data Minimization & User Privacy 7. Social Networks and Anonymity Systems 8. Wireless Networks and Ubicomp

      Fall 2011


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 4:00PM-5:15PM Wed
      Location: Informatics East, Room 130

      Spring 2011


      Instructor: John Duncan
      Time: 4:00PM-5:15PM Tue
      Location: Ballantine Hall, Room 006


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