Course details of CS 741 - Advanced Network Security and Cryptography

Course Name Advanced Network Security and Cryptography
Total Credits 6
Type T
Lecture 3
Tutorial 0
Practical 0
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Text Reference Darrel Hankerson, Alfred J Menezes & Scott Vanstone, Guide to Elliptic Curve Cryptography, Springer Professional Computing, 2004 Menezes, Bernard. Network Security And Cryptography, 1st ed., Cengage Learning India, 2010 (ISBN9788131513491) Relevant RFCs, standards and research papers.
Description Math background for cryptography, Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC), optimization techniques for ECC. Side channel attacks on AES and DSA. Attacks on factorization and the discrete logarithm. SSL vs. IPSec. WLAN and cellphone security protocols. FMS attack on WEP. Web security advanced attacks and defences. Botnets design and detection. Cloud security issues data auditing, homomorphic encryption, etc. Electronic payment and currencies (ex. Bitcoins).
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