ECE 419

Cyber Physical System Security

Cyber Physical Systems (CPSs) integrate computing, networking, and physical processes. CPSs are known for their ability to: a) monitor the physical environment; b) use the monitored data in detecting the state of the physical environment; c) control the physical environment; and d) use cyber communications to perform its monitoring, detection and control operations. This course will introduce the state-of-the-art CPS technologies, ranging from Internet-of-Things to clouds. The objectives are to

  • learn the basic concepts, technologies and applications of Internet-of-Things (IoT),
  • understand the fundamental security challenges and practical countermeasures and attacks in IoT systems,
  • learn the basic architecture, technologies and applications of Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT) for critical infrastructures,
  • understand the vulnerabilities of IIoT and the related critical national security impact,
  • learn the basic concepts of cloud infrastructure and its service models and deployment modes,
  • understand cloud deployment, management, and scaling techniques,
  • understand vulnerabilities and threats and learn security and privacy policies and solutions in clouds, and
  • gain hands-on experience with IoT and cloud systems.

Course Material

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