|Module numbers:||41.4936 [PVL 41.4937]|
|Study programme:||Dualer Master 2013 - Katalog T: Theorieorientierte Module|
JIM 2013 - Elective Catalogue T
Master 2013 - Katalog T: Theorieorientierte Module
JIM 2006 - Courses
Master 2006 - Katalog T: Theorieorientierte Module
Master 2006 - Vertiefung IS: IT-Sicherheit
MN Data Science 2016 - Katalog M-I_I: Allgemeine Wahlpflicht Informatik
|Type of course:||V+Ü+P = Lecture+Exercise+Practical|
|Registering for exam||explicitly and independent of booking|
|PVL (e.g. Practical):||not graded (ungraded practical course and participation in the exercises)|
|Frequency of offering:||each summer semester (lastly in SS 2021)|
|Required knowledge:||Desirable: Cryptology from the Bachelor's programme|
|Learning objectives:||After this course the students|
- have an understanding of different security terms in cryptography.
- have knowledge of the significance of probabilities and entropy for the security of cryptographic schemes.
- understand the fundamental principles of quantum cryptography.
- know that alternative cryptographic schemes like elliptic curve based procedures exist and how to apply them in practice.
- are able to choose suitable parameters for cryptographic schemes.
- evaluate the security of pseudo random numbers and stream ciphers.
- have knowledge of implementation aspects of cryptography and are able to apply this knowledge in practice.
- are able to decide about the zero-knowledge property of a cryptographic protocol.
- Information theory (terms, probability, Shannon's theorem)
- Design principles of cryptographic hash functions
- Fundamentals of quantum cryptography
- A sketch of RSA and Elliptic curve cryptography
- Pseudo random number generators and stream ciphers
- Implementation issues (efficiency, obfuscation)
- Practical solutions to exercises
Additionally: Autonomous acquisition of zero knowledge protocols, which will be
treated in the exam.
- Nigel Smart: Cryptography. Mcgraw-Hill Professional, 2002
- Alfred Menezes, Paul van Oorschot, Scott Vanstone: Handbook of Applied Cryptography, CRC Press, 1996
- Bruce Schneier: Applied Cryptography, John Wiley & Sons, 1995
- Further current literature is mentioned in the lecture.
|Lecture style / Teaching aids:||Seminaristic lecture + practical course + exercise (half of the practical course consists of theoretical exercises)|
|Offered in SS 21:||Henhapl / Alnahawi|
- formal, algorithmic, mathematical competencies: high
- analytical, design and implementation competencies: high
- technological competencies: medium (Dealing with cryptographic libraries (e.g. openssl), concealment methods for securing the private key, efficient implementations)
- capability for scientific work: medium
- project related competencies: low
- interdisciplinary expertise: basic technical and natural scientific competence