6.857: Computer and Network Security (Spring 2018)

Course Information

Basic Information

Lectures are on Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:00am-12:30pm, in 54-100. Recitations are on Fridays 11:00am-12:00pm in 54-100.

Prerequisites: 6.033 and 6.042; 6.006 (or 6.046) is also recommended. See course information handout for details.

Office Hours

Akshay Degwekar, Thu 5-6pm (36-153)
Cheng Chen, Mon 3:30-4:30pm (34-303)
Jonathan Frankle, Thu 12-1pm (Lounge outside 32-G692)
Leo De Castro, Wed 4-5pm (34-304)
Nick Wu, Wed 5-6pm (34-304)


There are no required textbooks. The following few might be useful, though:

These books are on reserve at the MIT Libraries. Again, you're not required to purchase them.

Detailed Information

A course information handout and a syllabus will be available on the first day of class.