Monday, January 02, 2012

Online Security Class

Stanford and Berkeley university will hold an online Security Class next February with Professor Dan Boneh, John Mitchell, and Dawn Song as the instructors.

In this class you will learn how to :
  • Design secure systems 
  • Write secure code
  • Find vulnerabilities in code 
  • Design software systems that limit the impact of security vulnerabilities
  • Building secure systems
All of them will be added with several topics such as :
  • memory safety vulnerabilities
  • techniques and tools for vulnerability detection
  • sandboxing and isolation
  • web security
  • network security
  • malware detection and defense
  • mobile platform security
More and more universities are offering accredited online college classes on specialized subjects. For those who's interested in Cryptography can also join the Cryptography class which will be hosted by Dan Boneh from Stanford. The class starts in January, so be quick to sign up.

The online class is free!!

Update (March 3, 2012): The class has been postponed until further notification from Stanford due to some technical problems.