About the course
Network security is one of the most important computer science issues today. It helps businesses meet mandatory compliance regulations, protect customer data, and reduce the risk of legal action. Without a secure infrastructure and the expertise to remedy an issue, critical performance functions for users and computer programs may not be executable.
This course covers the latest practices for building reliable and secure code to defend against various attack techniques, harmful viruses and threats.
You Will Learn
- Application security measures
- How to identify operating system holes
- The important interplay of privacy and digital rights management
- Trends in malware, privacy and security for mobile devices
- Ways to prevent network attacks and gaps in security policy
This course is approximately 5.5 hours of video content with 1.5 hours of coursework.
John Mitchell is the Mary and Gordon Crary Family Professor in the School of Engineering at Stanford University. He has a faculty appointment in Computer Science, as well as courtesy appointments in Electrical Engineering and the Graduate School of Education. He has research interests in computer...
Professor Boneh heads the applied cryptography group and co-directs the computer security lab. Professor Boneh's research focuses on applications of cryptography to computer security. His work includes cryptosystems with novel properties, web security, security for mobile devices, and cryptanalys...
Videos and materials
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
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