Carnegie Mellon University

Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering

Course Information

18-330: Introduction to Computer Security




Security is becoming one of the core requirements in the design of critical systems. This course will introduce students to the intro-level fundamental knowledge of computer security and applied cryptography. Students will learn the basic concepts in computer security including software vulnerability analysis and defense, networking and wireless security, and applied cryptography. Students will also learn the fundamental methodology for how to design and analyze security critical systems.

Prerequisites: 18-213 or 15213, minimum grade C
Anti-requisites: 18-631 or 18-730

Last Modified: 2020-12-01 10:23AM

Semesters offered:

  • Spring 2021
  • Fall 2020
  • Spring 2020
  • Fall 2019
  • Fall 2018