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

### GENERAL INFO

[Undergrad ENGI 8868: OUTLINE]

[Grad ENGI 9877: OUTLINE]

Hardcopies of course outlines will be distributed in the first class.

[8868 Accreditation Info]

### NOTES

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

### ASSIGNMENTS

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.

### TESTS

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.)