ENGI 8868/9877 - Computer and Communications Security, Winter 2018


[Undergrad ENGI 8868: OUTLINE]
[Grad ENGI 9877: OUTLINE]
Hardcopies of course outlines will be distributed in the first class.

[8868 Accreditation Info]


I. Introduction (Do not print. A hardcopy will be distributed in the first class.)
II. Cryptography Basics
III. Block Ciphers
IV. Public Key Cryptography
V. Key Distribution
VI. Authentication and Digital Signatures
VII. Pseudorandom Number Generators


Assignment 1 Due Jan. 31. Note QA.2(c) has been corrected (Jan. 17).
Ciphertext for Assignment 1, Part B: A1_ctext.txt (Grad Students Only)
Assignment 2 Due Feb. 14.
Ciphertext for Assignment 2, Part B: A2_ctext.txt (Grad Students Only)
Assignment 3 Due Mar. 14.


Sample Midterm We didn't cover the concepts of entropy, spurious keys, and unicity distance. So you don't bother with Question 2.

PROJECT INFO (Grad Students Only)

Project Info Distributed by hardcopy in class.
Approved Project Topics Posted Feb. 7. (Updated.)