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ECE 5760: Hardware and Embedded Systems Security

4 Credits
Examines unique vulnerabilities of embedded systems; emphasis on utilizing hardware and the physical layer for attacks and countermeasures. Topics include hardware trojans, cryptographic hashing, stack-based attacks, side-channel attacks, physically unclonable functions, identification of devices based on physical characteristics, and fault-injection attacks.

Prerequisite/Restriction: ECE 3410 (or corequisite), ECE 3710, and Admission to the Professional Program, or Graduate Standing. Cross-listed as ECE 6760.

Semester(s) Traditionally Offered: SPRING

Course Syllabus

Course Instructor: Nathanael Weidler

Textbook: Introduction to Hardware Security and Trust (ISBN - 1441980792)