COMS20012

Lecture 4 - Authentication Methods & Network Security

The material is subdivided in small videos.

Please, watch the videos and go through the reading material in your own time.

Also remember to work on the accompanying exercises sheet

Video Links Reading Material
AAA video (6min) pdf ppt N/A
Passwords video (18min) pdf ppt N/A
The password recovery problem video (17min) pdf ppt N/A
Man in the middle & password hammering video (12min) pdf ppt N/A
Better than password? video (5min) pdf ppt Bonneau et al. The Quest to Replace Passwords: A Framework for Comparative Evaluation of Web Authentication Schemes. IEEE S&P 2012
Bonus video: Starbug’s Touch ID Attack video (3min) N/A
Introdcution to Networks P1 video 36min pdf Handouts Book Chapter 5– Section 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2
Introdcution to Networks P2 video (25min) pdf Handouts Book Chapter 5– Section 4.3, chapter 6- section 3.2 (intitial part), 3.3)
Introdcution to Firewalls video (23min) pdf Handouts Book chapter 6- section 2 (entire)
Introdcution to Intrusion Detection Systems video (31min) pdf Handouts Book chapter 6- section 4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
Introdcution to SSL/TLS video (24min) pdf Handouts Book chapter 7- section 1.2, SANS article

Q&A

Announcement we forgot to make: In order to help everyone to take a breath, we have removed one of the security lab, and rescheduled the OS labs to give you a bit more time to do the labs. There is more detail in the OS labs organization in Week 5 videos.