ECE 448

Cyber-System Security

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: CENG 448

Introduction to abstract algebra and finite field arithmetic. Hardware attacks and mitigation techniques. Hardware trojans and hardware trojan detection techniques. Trusted design in FPGAs. Security in embedded systems. Design for hardware trust. Security and testing. Crypto-processors architecture and design for security.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ECE 448, CENG 448.


  • Minimum fourth-year standing in the Faculty of Engineering; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Electrical and Computer Engineering offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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