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Security and Privacy in TOR Network

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This Security and Privacy in TOR Network offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado System is part of the Advanced System Security Design Specialization.

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Overview

In this Security and Privacy in TOR Network offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado System,  we will learn about TOR basic concept and see how they protect the security and privacy of users and resist censorship. We will examine how TOR realize the anonymity and utilize its service by downloading and using Tor browser software. A recent attack on TOR’s application flow control called sniper attacks is analyzed.  We introduce the hidden service provided by TOR and show how it can be denonymized. 

We will learn how to setup a hidden server to provide web service on AWS instance. We will also learn the best practices and operational security in providing the hidden services.  We will learn how to manage the hidden server using Tor circuit and configure the web server not to reveal the software version information.  We also show how it can be defended.   

To improve TOR’s performance, we discuss the cloud based TOR and their implementation. 

By the end of this course, you should be able to utilize TOR browser to protect  your privacy, set up hidden service on current interface  that protect your servers and make it anonymous, you will choosing entry guards wisely since your adversary will try to attack them with DDoS traffic and force you to choose their relay as your entry and exit router. We will also learn the basic components of both censorship and censorship resistance systems, and the scheme deployed by these systems and their attacks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Onion Routing (TOR)
  • Hidden Service on TOR and their Attacks
  • Censorship Systems
  • Censorship Resistance System (CRS)

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Intermediate Level

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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