Computer Forensics, the second in a five part micro-masters in Cybersecurity, is a practical study in the art of recovering and examining digital data that may have been used to commit crimes.
A very basic introduction of concepts and terms that will hopefully be built upon as part of a Cybersecurity MicroMasters program.
Hardware Security Institution: University of Maryland (Coursera) Date: January 5, 2015 - March 18, 2015 Bio: Part of a four course specialization on Cyber Security. The course covers the vulnerabilities and defensive for a number circuit design issues; including IP protection, physical and side channel attacks, Trojan detection, and general good practices. The course is[...]
Cryptography Institution: University of Maryland (Coursera) Date: November 10, 2014 - January 25, 2015 Bio: Part of a four course specialization on Cyber Security. The course covers Cryptographic principles starting at Substitution ciphers and going all the way to RSA public key encryption and Digital signatures. The course offers optional programming assignments for the distinction[...]
Software Security Institution: University of Maryland, College Park (Coursera) Date: Oct 20, 2014 - Nov 28, 2014 Bio: 'Software Security' is part of a four course Specialization Certificate in Cybersecurity. It covers programming security concerns such as low level programming languages (Buffer overflow, string formatting attacks), web security (SQL injection, session hijacking, ect), and automated[...]
Usable Security Institution: University of Maryland, College Park (Coursera) Date: Sep 15, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014 Bio: "Usable Security" is part of a four course Specialization Certificate in Cybersecurity. The course is about the designing and evaluating of usability for secure systems, with a user focused perspective. The main takeaway being, System security should[...]
Malicious Software and its Underground Economy Institution: University of London (Coursera) Date: June 17, 2013 - July 29, 2013 Bio: Malicious Software and its Underground Economy is an undergraduate class taught by a post doc professor at an introductory level. As such the content and difficulty of the course was a little unfocused in its[...]