6.857: Computer and Network Security (Spring 2020)

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

Adrian Sy, Wed 5:00-6:30pm (Room: 36-112)
Christos Nestor Chachamis, Mon 3:00-4:30pm (Room: 36-153)
Jacob Gasparich, Tues 8:00-9:30pm (Room: 36-112)


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.