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CS 406: Cryptography and Network Security - I

Data security: Review of cryptography. Examples – RSA, DES, ECC, etc. Authentication, non–repudiation and message integrity. Digital signatures and certificates. Protocols using cryptography (example – Kerberos). Attacks on protocols.

Network security: Firewalls, Proxy-Servers, Network intrusion detection. Transport security: Mechanisms of TLS, SSL, IPSec. Other topics: Biometric authentication, Secure E–Commerce (ex. SET), Smart Cards, Security in Wireless Communication.

W. R. Cheswick and S. M. Bellovin. Firewalls and Internet Security. Addison Wesley, 1994.

W. Stallings. Cryptography and Network Security. Prentice Hall, 1999.

B. Schneier. Applied Cryptography. Wiley, 1999.

A. J. Menezes, P.C. Van Oorschot, S. A. Vanstone. Handbook of Applied Cryptography. CRC Press. 1996.

Relevant RFCs, standards and research papers.
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IT 605 or equivalent
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Duration : Full Semester Total Credit : 6
Type : Theory
Current Semester (Autumn 2017-18)

Status : Not Offered Instructor : ---
Next Semester (Spring 2017-18)

Status : Offered Instructor : Prof. Manoj Prabhakaran

Last Modified Date: 09-May-2016


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