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Introduction to Computer Security
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1 Introduction 11.1 Fundamental Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.2 Access Control Models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191.3 Cryptographic Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251.4 Implementation and Usability Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 391.5 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 462 Physical Security 552.1 Physical Protections and Attacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 562.2 Locks and Safes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 572.3 Authentication Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 712.4 Direct Attacks Against Computers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 882.5 Special-Purpose Machines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 992.6 Physical Intrusion Detection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132.7 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 3 Operating Systems Security 1133.1 Operating Systems Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1143.2 Process Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1303.3 Memory and Filesystem Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1363.4 Application Program Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1493.5 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 4 Malware 1734.1 Insider Attacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1744.2 Computer Viruses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1814.3 Malware Attacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1884.4 Privacy-Invasive Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2024.5 Countermeasures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2084.6 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215 5 Network Security I 2215.1 Network Security Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2225.2 The Link Layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2295.3 The Network Layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2365.4 The Transport Layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2465.5 Denial-of-Service Attacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2565.6 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264 6 Network Security II 2696.1 The Application Layer and DNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2706.2 Firewalls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2876.3 Tunneling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2926.4 Intrusion Detection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2996.5 Wireless Networking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3136.6 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322 7 Web Security 3277.1 The World Wide Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3287.2 Attacks on Clients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3477.3 Attacks on Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3687.4 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382 8 Cryptography 3878.1 Symmetric Cryptography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3888.2 Public-Key Cryptography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4068.3 Cryptographic Hash Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4178.4 Digital Signatures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4218.5 Details on AES and RSA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4258.6 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 439 9 Distributed-Applications Security 4879.1 Database Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4889.2 Email Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5009.3 Payment Systems and Auctions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5139.4 Digital Rights Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5199.5 Social Networking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5289.6 Voting Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5319.7 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 535

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