Fall 2022

SE 4472

Information Security


This course provides an introduction to the topic of information security in the context of network communication.

It is intended for students who have some understanding of networks, but not necessarily any background in security. The goal of the course is to provide students with a foundation that will help them to identify, analyze and make appropriate security decisions during the design and deployment of information and network systems.

The course will cover selected security topics in the following areas:

Special COVID-19 note: The course will be made accessible to both in-person and remote students. See the Course Info and Assignments pages for more information.


Dec 7th
Final exam review during tutorial session
Dec 5th
Asnignment 5 marks available in gradescope
Nov 29th
Midterm scores and feedback available in OWL -> Tests and Quizzes.
Nov 29th
Assignment 4 marks available in Gradescope.
Nov 8th
Assignment 4 is available in Gradescope.
Nov 7th
Assignment 3 marks are available in Gradescope.
Oct 23rd
Assignments 2 marks available in Gradescope.
Oct 18th
Assignments 1 marks available in Gradescope.
Oct 1st
Assignments 2 and 3 are available in Gradescope.
Sept 29th
The Assignment 2 deadline has been extended by one week to October 12th.
Sept 6th
First in-person lecture is Thursday, Sept. 8th. The first tutorial will be Wedneday, Sept. 21st.