CSC 474 Network Security

Class Schedule

Notes:

  • This is a tentative schedule, and will be updated. Check frequently.
  • All chapters/sections in reading assignments refer to those in the textbook.
Date Topics Reading Assignments
Handouts
08/21/08
Topic 1. Introduction and Basic Security Concepts
Chapter 1 pdf
08/26/08
Topic 2. Basic Cryptography
Chapter 2 pdf
08/28/08
Topic 3. Secret Key Cryptography
Chapter 3.1 - 3.3 pdf
09/02/08
Topic 3 (Cont'd)
Chapter 4.1 - 4.3  
09/04/08
Topic 3 (Cont'd)
Chapter 4.4  
09/09/08
Topic 4. Message Digest
Chapter 5.1 - 5.2, 5.5 pdf
09/11/08
Topic 4 (Cont'd)
Chapter 5.6 - 5.7  
09/16/08

Topic 4 (Cont'd)

Topic 5.1 Basic Number Theory

Chapter 6.1 - 6.2, 7.1 - 7.4 pdf
09/18/08
Topic 5.1 (Cont'd)
Chapter 7.6 - 7.8  
09/23/08

Quiz 1

Topic 5.1 (Cont'd)

Topic 5.2 Public Key Cryptography (Cont'd)

Chapter 6.3 - 6.4

pdf

Quiz 1 solution

09/25/08
Topic 5.2 (Cont'd)
Chapter 6.5 - 6.6  
09/30/08
Topic 5.2 (Cont'd)
  Quiz 2 solution
10/02/08
Mid-term Review
  Quiz 3 solution
10/07/08
Mid-term Exam (Topics 1-5)
   
10/09/08
No Class (Fall Break)
   
10/14/08

Review of mid-term exam

Topic 6 Authentication

Chapters 9-10 pdf
10/16/08
Guest Lecture (by Sammie Carter)
Networking Basics
  pdf
10/21/08
Guest Lecture (by Sammie Carter)
Networking Basics (Cont'd)
   
10/23/08
Topic 6 (Cont'd)
Chapter 11.1-11.3, 11.4-11.8 pdf
10/28/08

Guest Lecture (by Sammie Carter)
Topic 6 (Cont'd)

Chapter 12 pdf
10/30/08
Guest Lecture
Topic 6 (Cont'd)
   
11/04/08 Topic 6 (Cont'd)  
11/06/08
Topic 7. Trusted Intermediaries
Chapters 13, 15 pdf
11/11/08
Topic 7 (Cont'd)
Topic 8. Real-time Communication Security
Chapter 16 pdf
11/13/08
Topic 8 (Cont'd)
Chapter 17 pdf
11/18/08
Topic 8 (Cont'd)
Chapter 18  
11/20/08
Topic 8 (Cont'd)
   
11/25/08
Topic 8 (Cont'd)
Chapter 19 pdf
11/27/08
No Class (Thanksgiving)
   
12/02/08
Topic 9. Misc topics
Chapters 23 & 25 pdf
12/04/08
Final Review
 

Quiz 4 solution

Quiz 5 solution

12/11/08
Final Exam (1pm -- 4pm)
   
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