We will keep updating class schedule gradually. Here is class schudule from last year for your reference.

Date Details
01/22 Orientation and logistics
Review assignment:
• None! Please make sure to attend class, as we will be planning the schedule for the semester-- together!
Suggested reading:
Introduction to Information Assurance
01/24 Overview of S&P'2018
Review assignment:
• Pick a paper from S&P'18 program and submit a review. You should Google the title of the paper you'd like to review to find the paper's PDF (for some papers you need to be on UMass network to be able to download). We will be overviewing the program. Make sure to use the expected review format.
01/29 Essential Crypto
Review assignment:
• None! Work on your project proposals!
01/31 Anonymous Communications
Review assignment (pick one):
Tor: The Second-Generation Onion Router
RAPTOR: Routing Attacks on Privacy in Tor
Dissent: Accountable Anonymous Group Messaging
02/05 Anonymous Communications Continued
No reviews due!
02/07 Bitcoin and Blockchain
Review assignment:
Hijacking Bitcoin: Routing Attacks on Cryptocurrencies
Eclipse Attacks on Bitcoin’s Peer-to-Peer Network
Catena: Efficient Non-equivocation via Bitcoin
02/12 Project Proposal Day
• Introduce your project in class in 2-3 minutes to get feedback and suggestion from others.
• Submit your 1-page project proposal on Moodle (by 02/15)
02/14 Bitcoin and Blockchain (Continued)
Review assignment:
•None! Overview your reviews for 2/07
02/19 Monday Schedule-- No Class
04/18 Final Project Presentations
04/23 Final Project Presentations
04/25 Final Project Presentations
04/30 Final Project Presentations