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Computer Security


Provider
coursera

Price
Free

School
Stanford University

Type
University

Instructors
Dan Boneh, Dawn Song, John Mitchell

Category
Computer Science

Format
Video

Language
English

Description
In this class you will learn how to design secure systems and write secure code. You will learn how to find vulnerabilities in code and how to design software systems that limit the impact of security vulnerabilities. We will focus on principles for building secure systems and give many real world examples. In addition, the course will cover topics such as: memory safety vulnerabilities techniques and tools for vulnerability detection and defense security principles such as sandboxing, isolation and least privilege mobile platform and application security basic crypto concepts web security network security malware detection and defense Course homework and labs will help students practice the concepts and techniques learned in class, such as how to find vulnerabilities and how to fix them. The labs and projects are designed to help students practice the principles of secure system design.