Network and Computer Security

Bitcoin keychain over circuit board.

Bitcoin is one of the more recent topics discussed in Network and Computer Security. (Image courtesy of btckeychain on Flickr. CC BY 2.0.)


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Spring 2014



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6.857 Network and Computer Security is an upper-level undergraduate, first-year graduate course on network and computer security. It fits within the Computer Systems and Architecture Engineering concentration.

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Rivest, Ronald. 6.857 Network and Computer Security, Spring 2014. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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