cs851 Fall 2007

cs851: Web Application Security

David Evans

Class Meetings
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am-12:15pm in Olsson 228E

Office Hours:
Mondays, 10:30-11:30am; Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30am.

cs851: Web Application Security Seminar

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Seminar Description

Theme: Web applications connect people and applications in complex and dynamic ways, presenting new vectors for rapid attack and subtle channels for privacy compromise. This seminar will focus on security vulnerabilities, threats, and defenses for web applications including mashups and dynamic social networks, and technologies such as Ajax and Flash.

Expected Background: The seminar is open to both graduate students and ambitious undergraduates (with permission). Students in the seminar are expected to have enough background in theory, cryptography, operating systems, security, and networks to be able to understand research papers from recent security, networking, and operating systems conferences. Students lacking relevant background will need to supplement the seminar readings with additional material.


Each student will be expected to:

cs851: Web Application Security
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