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Computer Systems Security

Computer Systems Security is a class about the design and implementation of secure computer systems. Lectures cover threat models, attacks that compromise security, and techniques for achieving security, based on recent research papers. Topics include operating system (OS) security, capabilities, information flow control, language security, network protocols, hardware security, and security in web applications. (from ocw.mit.edu )


Professor Nickolai Zeldovich and Professor James Mickens. 6.858
Computer science

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Lecture 01 - Introduction, Threat Models