COMP 522, Privacy and Security



  • Tuesday, 10:00, Brod-305a (Brodie Bld., Room 305a)
  • Wednesday,10:00 GHOLT-H223 (Holt Bld., Room 223)
  • Thursday, 10:00, Broad-305a (Brodie Bld., Room 305a)
Practical Sessions

  • Friday, 9:00 or 11:00 (check your individual timetable) locaton: Lab 5, Holt Building (H-109) (starts at week 3)


  • Richard R. Brooks, Introduction to Computer and Network Security, Navigating Shades of Grey, CRC Press, 2014
  • William Stallings, Network Security Essentials: Applications and Standards, Prentice Hall, 2000 (and later editions )
  • Simso Garfinkel, Web Security, Privacy and Commerce, O'Reilly, 2002 (and later editions)
Useful and Interesting Links related to Privacy and Security

Additional Books

Lecture notes (slides) PDF

Mock exam paper

  • Mock exam paper Organization of the real paper will be slightly different. There will be 5 questions of smaller size (4 items in each) from which you have to choose and answer 4 questions.
Programming with JCE

Exception Handling in Java (good introduction with examples)

Last updated 09.01.2018