Course Information

Advanced Cyber Security (CMP 432)

Term: 2019-2020 Spring Term


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Mon-Wed-Fri, 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM (1/7/2020 - 5/1/2020) Location: MAIN SB 135


This course provides a broad introduction to cornerstones of security (authenticity, confidentiality, message integrity and non-repudiation) and the mechanisms to achieve them as well as the underlying mathematical basics. Topics include block and stream ciphers, public-key systems, key management, certificates, public-key infrastructure (PKI), digital signature, non-repudiation and message authentication. Various security standards and protocols such as DES, AES, PGP and Kerberos, are studied. Prerequisite: CMP 431.