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Time: MWF 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Location: UTC 3.134 Pre-Reqs: CS 429 (or 310) or CS 429H (or 310H) with a grade of at least C Textbook: None All assignments, lecture notes, and other course material will be posted on the Canvus website for the course
Your grade will be computed from your performance on these components using the following weights: Exams: 30% (Midterm Exam: 15%, Final Exam: 15%) In-Lecture Participation: 5% Homework Assignments: 30% Projects: 35%
During the semester you will working your way through 8 levels of achivements: Level 7: Automated Cyper Spy Worm, 900-1000, A Level 6: Cyper Spy, 800-899, B Level 5: Cyper Criminal, 700-799, C Level 4: Black Hat Professional, 600-699, D Level 3: Hacktivist, 450-599, F Level 2: Hacking Group, 300-449, F Level 1: Script Kiddie, 150-299, F Level 0: Password Finder, 0-149, F Grading Scale: A+: 97-100, A: 94-96, A-: 90-93, B+: 87-89, B: 84-86, B-: 80-83, C+: 77-79, C: 74-76, C-: 70-73, D+: 67-69, D: 64-66, D-: 60-63, and F is 59% or less.
The first week penalty: 5% per day it is late After the first week penalty: 10% per day it is late Assignments more than 20 days late will not be accepted for grading and will receive a 0 Weekends, school holidays, etc are counted with calculating lateness No assignments are accepted after 5:00 pm on the last day of classes
You are responsible for checking Canvus regularly and the material posted there You are responsible for checking your university email and material sent You are expected to stay alert and pay attention in class. Cell phones and other similar devices should not be used during class. You may use a laptop or tablet in the class to enhance your learning experience. However, the instructor feels you are distracting others, they may ask you to turn-off your computer.