Organization

Exam:

The second exam will take place on the 10th of August, 2015. Details below...

Lecture:

On Fridays at 10:00 - 11:30 in 11-262, starting on October 31st 2014.

Exercises:

The next group meetings are from the 12th to the 14th of January

Contact:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Schmitt
M.Sc. Matthias Schäfer
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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.

ChapterTitleSlides
0 Organization PDF
1 Introduction PDF
2 Symmetric Cryptography PDFa  PDFb  PDFc
3 Asymmetric Cryptography PDFa  PDFb  PDFc
4 Modification Detection, Message Authentication

PDF

5 Cryptographic Protocols

PDFa  PDFb  PDFc  PDFd

Examination

The final results of the second exam can be accessed from within the university network here: PDF.

The final results of the first exam can be accessed from within the university network here: PDF.

Exercises

Start: First week of december
Mode: biweekly
Registration: https://131.246.19.102/registration/pansec1415/ (closes on 6/11/14 at 23:59)
  Note: registration only accessible from within the university network

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

PublishedCovered TopicsDownload
17.11.2014 Introduction, Symmetric Cryptography PDF
27.11.2014 Data Encryption Standard, Modes of Operation PDF
10.12.2014 RSA PDF
07.01.2015 Diffie-Hellman, ElGamal, Elliptic Curve Cryptography PDF
02.02.2015 Hash Functions, Crypto Protocols, Digital Cash PDF

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