A Legal and Technical Perspective, taught by the Cyber Initiative's Dan Boneh, research fellow Andrew Grotto, and cryptography fellow Riana Pfefferkorn
Students taking the class will learn about the techniques attackers use, applicable legal prohibitions, rights, and remedies, and approaches to managing the risk and aftermath of an attack.
This course aims to give students the tools necessary to understand technological, legal and policy issues in current cybersecurity debates. page
Syllabus Lecture 1: 4/ 3/18 Why is computer security difficult? Lecture 2: 4/10/18 Economics of computer security Lecture 3: 4/17/18 Cyber conflict Lecture 4: 4/24/18 Technical Assistance and encryption back doors Lecture 5: 5/ 1/18 Government Hacking: Dual role of government as protector and hacker Lecture 6: 5/ 8/18 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Lecture 7: 5/15/18 DMCA and security researchers Lecture 8: 5/22/18 Privacy and surveillance Lecture 9: 5/29/18 Human Elements Reading: