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Date Topics Readings Reading Reviewing
08/20 Mon Introduction Course description Lecture  
08/22 Security Concepts Basic security concepts Lecture  
08/24 Intro to Modern Crypto Introduction to modern cryptography Lecture  
08/27 Mon
08/29
08/31
09/03 Mon Labor Day Holiday
09/05 Methods & Overview of the Topics Overview
How to give a talk
Lectures: Part1
Part2
Part3
 
09/07
09/10 Mon
09/12 Wireless sensor network security, Vehicular Network Security, Location Privacy & Smart Grid Security The Fable of the Bees: Incentivizing Robust Revocation Decision Making in Ad Hoc Networks in CCS 2009. [link] Lecture David, Lizzy
09/14 SDAP: A Secure Hop-by-Hop Data Aggregation Protocol for Sensor Networks in TISSEC 2008. [link] Lecture Patrick, Lei
09/17 Mon Attack-Resistant Location Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks in TISSEC, 2008. [link] David Pradheesh, Philip
09/19 Eviction of misbehaving and faulty nodes in vehicular networks in SAIC'07. [link] Lecture Bowe, Aditya
09/21 An Identity-Based Security System for User Privacy in Vehicular Ad Hoc in TPDS'10. [link] Patrick David, Lizzy
09/24 Mon TACKing Together Efficient Authentication, Revocation, and Privacy in SECON'09. [link] Lecture Patrick, Lei
09/26 A Lightweight Message Authentication Scheme for Smart Grid Communications in IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, 2011. [link] Lei Bowe, Aditya
09/28 P2DAP - Sybil Attacks Detection in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks in SAIC'11. [link]
Lecture Pradheesh, Reedy
10/01 Mon Multicast Authentication in Smart Grid With One-Time Signature in IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, 2011. [link] Pradheesh David, Lizzy
10/03 Efficient Authentication Scheme for Data Aggregation in Smart Grid with Fault Tolerance and Fault Diagnosis in ISGT 2012. [link] Reddy Patrick, Lei
10/05 Minimizing Private Data Disclosures in the Smart Grid in CCS 2012. [link] Lizzy Annette, Ansu
10/08 Mon Fall Break
10/10 Proposal Project: Preserving Data Integrity for Smart Grid Data Aggregation
Project: Assisted Data-Centric Misbehavior Detection
Lei
David
 
10/12 Survey: Cloud Computing and its Security Issues
Project: A New Certificate Management Scheme for VANETs
Survey: Analysis of Review Spam
Reddy
Patrick
Annette
10/15 Mon Survey: Detecting Review on Online Shopping Communities
Survey: Password Security Architecture and Entropy
Project: A Trustable Gas Price Finder using Crowd Sensing
Yingying
Philip
Ansu
10/17 Survey: Virtual Machines Infrastructure Security in Cloud Computing
Survey: Software Vulnerabilities and Privacy Leaks in Smart Phones
Survey: Analysis of Privacy in Social Networking Sites
Frida
Lizzy
Jamuna
10/19 Survey: Prevention of SQL Injection Attacks in Web Applications
Project: A Method of Credit Card Authentication for Providing Confidentiality and Non-repudiation
Survey: RFID Security Issues and Authentication
Aditya
Bowe
Pradheesh
 
10/22 Mon Security and Privacy in Online Socical Networks Preventing Sybil Attacks by Privilege Attenuation: A Design Principle for Social Network Systems in Oakland 2011. [link] Yingying Jamuna, Farida
10/24 Privacy Policies for Shared Content in Social Network Sites in VLDB Journal, 2010 [link] Philip Yingying, Ansu
10/26 Social Networking with Frientegrity: Privacy and Integrity with an Untrusted Provider in USENIX 2012. [link] Ansu Philip, Yingying
10/29 Mon Efficient and Scalable Socware Detection in Online Social Networks in USENIX Security 2012. [link] Jamuna Aditya, Annette
10/31 Anonymous Networks LAP: Lightweight Anonymity and Privacy in Oakland'12. [link] Lecture Jamuna, Farida
11/02 Trust-based Anonymous Communication: Adversary Models and Routing Algorithms in CCS 2011. [link]
Bowe Ansu, Pradheesh
11/05 - 11/09 No Class due to travel

Self-reading:
Peek-a-Boo, I Still See You: Why Efficient Traffic Analysis Countermeasures Fail in Oakland 2012. [link]

  everyone
11/12 Mon Cloud Computing Security Audits of Multi-tier Virtual Infrastructures in Public Infrastructure Clouds in ACM Workshop on Cloud Computing Security 2010 [link] Annette Yingying, Reddy
11/13 Tue
Make-up Class Move to Dec 4    
11/14 Anonymous Routing LASTor: A Low-Latency AS-Aware Tor Client in Oakland 2012. [link] Lecture Jamuna, Reddy
11/16 Cloud Computing Venus: Verification for untrusted cloud storage in ACM Workshop on Cloud Computing Security, 2010 [link] Farida Annette, Philip
11/19 Mon Cloud Computing SecureMR: A Service Integrity Assurance Framework for MapReduce in ACSAC 2009 [link] Aditya Bowe, Farida
11/21 Thanksgiving Break
11/23 Thanksgiving Break
11/26 Mon Final Presentation Survey: RFID Security Issues and Authentication
Survey: Password Security Architecture and Entropy
Survey:
Prevention of SQL Injection Attacks in Web Applications
Survey:
Analysis of Privacy in Social Networking Sites
Survey: Analysis of Review Spam
Survey: Detecting Review on Online Shopping Communities
Survey:
Virtual Machines Infrastructure Security in Cloud Computing
Survey: Cloud Computing and its Security Issues
Pradheesh
Philip
Aditya
Jamuna
Annette
Yingying
Frida
Reddy
 
11/28
11/30
12/03 Mon

12/04 Tue 6:00 - 8:00 pm at ITTC Rm. 246

Survey: Vulnerabilities and Privacy Leaks in Smart Phones
Project: Preserving Data Integrity for Smart Grid Data Aggregation
Project: Assisted Data-Centric Misbehavior Detection
Project: A New Certificate Management Scheme for VANETs
Lizzy
Lei
David
Patrick
 
12/05 Project: A Method of Credit Card Authentication for Providing Confidentiality and Non-repudiation
Project: A Trustable Gas Price Finder using Crowd Sensing
Bowe
Ansu
 
12/07 Stop Day