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Approx. 12 hours to complete

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Learners taking this Course are
  • Founders
  • Data Engineers
  • Data Scientists
  • Business Analysts
  • Software Engineers
User
Learners taking this Course are
  • Founders
  • Data Engineers
  • Data Scientists
  • Business Analysts
  • Software Engineers

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Enhance Security with Geolocation

3 videos (Total 20 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
3 videos
Lesson 4.2 Secure Enhanced Geolocking8m
Ensure Data Delivery to Right Location2m
2 readings
Read the seminal location based encryption paper by Scott Logan and Dorothy E. Denning.1h
Read SEG master project report by Ashish Korpe1h
4 practice exercises
L1.1 Practice Quiz10m
L1.2. Practice Quiz15m
L1.3. Practice Quiz9m
Quiz: M1 quiz20m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Enhance Security with Network and Context Information

3 videos (Total 14 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Location Verification Using Bluetooth Low Energy Devices5m
Right Path Right Place Data Delivery3m
3 readings
Read the following papers related to Right Place Verification30m
Read paper on using RSSI measurement of BLE devices for localization30m
Read R2D2 paper on BLE location verification and SDN Data Path Confidence Analysis40m
4 practice exercises
L2.1 Practice Quiz9m
L2.2. Practice Quiz12m
L2.3 Practice Quiz9m
M2 quiz30m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Authentication and Role Based Access Control

4 videos (Total 24 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Digital Certificate Creation7m
Role Based Access Control (RBAC)4m
RBAC Examples: Docker UCP and AWS IAM5m
4 readings
Watch OAuth presentation.1h
Read how digital certificates are created for secure web access15m
Reading assignments for RBAC.20m
Read Docker and AWS RBAC support example.10m
4 practice exercises
L3.1 Practice Quiz8m
L3.2 Practice Quiz8m
L3.3 Practice Quiz8m
M3 Quiz30m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Authorization and Attribute Based Access Control

4 videos (Total 23 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML)4m
Attribute Based Access Control4m
Enforce Testbed as an ABAC Example6m
3 readings
Read the following paper which utilize attribute certificates for secure information sharing.1h
Read key sections of OASIS Standard XACML version 3.020m
Read Osama Khaleel's master thesis on Implementing an ABAC system with XACML 2.020m
4 practice exercises
L4.1 Practice Quiz8m
L4.2 Practice Quiz16m
Quiz L4.3 Practice Quiz6m
M4 Quiz30m

Instructors

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Edward Chow

Professor
Computer Science
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Greg Williams

Lecturer
Department of Computer Science

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About the Advanced System Security Design Specialization

This specialization is intended for intermediate level learners with basic programming skills and basic cybersecurity knowledge. Through this course learner will learn about advanced secure software techniques such as those for cloud computing, TOR, web-based cryptography, and geo-location/context based access control. With these techniques, learners will be better prepared to implement new security and privacy preserving data security features, to perform secure system design and implementation, vulnerability analysis, and Securely Provision (SP), Operate and Maintain (OM), Oversee and Govern (OV), Protect and Defend (PR), Analyze (AN), Collect and Operate (CO), and investigate (IN) tasks....
Advanced System Security Design

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