University of Minnesota
Security and Privacy in Computing


DateReading topicSlidesOther assignments
Tuesday 1/18Introduction and logistics8-up PDF
Thursday 1/20"Nigerian" Scammers
Tuesday 1/25Storage outsourcing 18-up PDF
Thursday 1/27Storage outsourcing 28-up PDF
Tuesday 2/ 1Censorship 18-up PDF
Thursday 2/ 3Censorship 2
Tuesday 2/ 8Web security 1PPTX
Thursday 2/10Web security 2
Tuesday 2/15Differential privacy 18-up PDF
Thursday 2/17Differential privacy 2
Tuesday 2/22Low-level hardening 18-up PDF
Thursday 2/24Low-level hardening 28-up PDF
Tuesday 3/ 1Physical side channels 1
Thursday 3/ 3Physical side channels 2
Tuesday 3/ 8Spring break, no class
Thursday 3/10Spring break, no class
Tuesday 3/15Blockchain, etc. 18-up PDF
Thursday 3/17Blockchain, etc. 28-up PDF
Tuesday 3/22Security of machine learning 1
Thursday 3/24Security of machine learning 2
Tuesday 3/29Passwords 1
Thursday 3/31Passwords 2
Tuesday 4/ 5Smartphones 1
Thursday 4/ 7Smartphones 2
Tuesday 4/12Fuzzing 1
Thursday 4/14Fuzzing 28-up PDF
Tuesday 4/19Subverted infrastructure 1
Thursday 4/21Subverted infrastructure 2
Tuesday 4/26Project presentations 1
Thursday 4/28Project presentations 2

The reading schedule is structured in one-week units, each with two main papers. Here are some potential topics which we may not get to: