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SWE 681: Secure Software Design and Programming

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable


Theory and practice of software security, focusing in particular on some common software security risks, including buffer overflows, race conditions and random number generation, and on identification of potential threats and vulnerabilities early in design cycle. Emphasizes methodologies and tools for identifying and eliminating security vulnerabilities, techniques to prove absence of vulnerabilities, ways to avoid security holes in new software, and essential guidelines for building secure software: how to design software with security in mind from the ground up and integrate analysis and risk management throughout the software life cycle.

Equivalent to SWE 781 (2012-2013 Catalog), ISA 681.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

SWE 619

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2018

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

Expertise