Organization

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Lecture:

TBA

Exercises:

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Contact:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Schmitt
Eric Jedermann
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Course Overview

This course gives an introduction to secure communication in computer networks. Topics covered in this lecture include:

  • history of secure communication
  • symmetric cryptography: DES, 3DES, AES
  • asymmetric cryptography: RSA, Diffie-Hellman, El Gamal
  • hash functions: SHA1, MD5
  • cryptographic protocols: Secret Sharing, Needham-Schroeder, Kerberos, X.509
  • other security relevant topics: random number generation, birthday problem

Slides

The slides are accessible only from within the university network (131.246.*). Please use SSH or VPN for remote access.

Chapter Title Slides
     

Material/Literature

  • The nice and comprehensive Handbook of Applied Cryptography by Menezes, van Oorschot and Vanstone is available online for free and can be found here.
  • An extra course about cryptography can be found here.
  • A illustrative video about the discrete logarithm problem.
  • ECC Visualization (java)

Exercises

The exercise sheets are accessible only from within the university network (131.246.*). Please use SSH or VPN for remote access.

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