Welcome to Cybersecurity!
Lecture: Thursday 6:30PM ~ 8PM (PST)
This course is brought to you by CODEPATH*ORG X IEEE!

The Cybersecurity course focuses on teaching students the fundamentals of web application security with the aim of providing a foundational level of knowledge matched with offensive and defensive skills developed through hands-on experience. Students will learn the basics of cybersecurity and common vulnerabilities and attacks, receiving hands-on practice in both exploitation techniques and strategies for protecting and hardening applications. The course introduces a wide range of topics via a combination of sessions, videos, projects, and labs, giving students both a thorough grounding in the details of cybersecurity and an introduction to the broader landscape of information security.

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Instructors
Eugene
Eugene Wong

eugene.sh.wong@berkeley.edu

Julie
Julie Chun

j.chun@berkeley.edu

Timeline
Week Title Content Links
1
(2/11)
Orientation and Data Exposures • Course logistics, questions
• Security Fundamentals
• HTTP
Slides
Module
Recording
2
(2/18)
Cookie and Session Based Attacks • CSRF
• Cookies
• Session Management
Slides
Module
Recording
3
(2/25)
Cross-Site Scripting • XSS
• Clickjacking
Slides
Module
Recording
4
(3/4)
Malicious Input • SQL Basics
• SQL Injection
Slides
Module
Recording
5
(3/11)
Cryptography • Ciphers
• Symmetric Key Algorithms
• Public Key (Asymmetric key) Algorithms
• Cryptographic Hashes
Slides
Module
Recording
6
(3/18)
User Authentication • Passwords
• More Hashing
Slides
Module
Recording
7
(4/1)
White Hat, Black Hat • PHP for WordPress
• Kali Linux
Slides
Module
Recording
8
(4/8)
Better Tools, Better Targets • Continuation from last module
Slides
Module
Recording
9
(4/15)
Social Engineering • Pentesting
Slides
Module
Recording
10
(Optional)
NetSec 1 • Firewalls
Slides
Module
Recording
11
(Optional)
NetSec 2 • Continuation from last module
Slides
Module
Recording
12
(4/22)
Capture The Flag • Mutli-week, multi-team CTF competition
• Live web targets at various difficulties
• Student-supplied targets
• Quiz questions
Module
Recording
13
(4/22)
Capture The Flag • Mutli-week, multi-team CTF competition
• Live web targets at various difficulties
• Student-supplied targets
• Quiz questions
Module
Recording
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