Information Security in Systems and Networks

Primary Instructor (Contact)
Name: Sanjay Goel
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (518) 442-4925
Office Location: BA 310b, University at Albany, SUNY

Guest Instructors
Damira Pon & Christopher Brown
Ph.D. Students
Information Science
College of Computing & Information

Class Information

Date: November 30th, 2006
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: University at Albany, Earth Science Building, Room ES-B19
Credit(s): Professional Development (Equivalent of 1 credit)

Course Overview

The workshop provides an introduction to information security and familiarizes the students with threats to computer networks and data. It consists of several crisp modules that are 45 minutes to an hour on different topics. The course is focused on the fundamental basis for different attacks and the mechanisms to defend against those. This basic information will help the users better engage in managing security risks in their organization.

Learning Objectives


9:00-9:15amIntroductions and Overview 
9:15-10:00amMalicious Code & Software Vulnerability
Download Malicious Code Slides
Download Software Vulnerabilities Slides
Sanjay Goel
10:00-10:45amSpoofing, Session Hijacking
Download Spoofing Slides
Download Network Intrusion Slides
11:00-11:45amDistributed Attacks (Botnets & Denial-of-Service)
Download DOS Slides
Download Botnet Slides
Sanjay Goel
11:45am-12:30pmEncryption/VPN (No Slides Availble)
N/AWireless Security
Download Wireless Slides
N/ADatabase Security
Coming Soon!
1:45-2:45pmPassword & Cyber Ethics
Download Password & Cyber Ethics Slides
Damira Pon
Download Privacy Slides
Christopher Brown