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
01/10/11

Guest lecture by Dr. Reeves.

Course Introduction

Topic 1. Basic Security Concepts

Chapter 1 Introduction and Topic 1
01/12/11

Topic 1. (Cont'd)

Topic 2. Basic Cryptography

Chapter 2 Topic 2
01/17/11
No Class -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
   
01/19/11

Topic 2. (Cont'd)

 

01/24/11
Topic 3.1 Secret Key Cryptography -- Algorithms
Chapter 3.1 - 3.3, 3.5

Topic 3.1

1 slide per page

01/26/11
Topic 3.1 (Cont'd)
 
01/31/11

Topic 3.1 (Cont'd)

Topic 3.2-4 Secret Key Cryptography -- Modes of Operations, Triple DES, MAC

Chapter 4.1 - 4.3, 4.4

Topics 3.2-3.4

1 slide per page

02/02/11

Topic 3.2-4 (Cont'd)

Chapter 5.1 - 5.2, 5.5

 

02/07/11

Topic 3.2-4 (Cont'd)

Topic 4. Message Digest

Chapter 5.6 - 5.7

Topic 4

1 slide per page

02/09/11

Guest Lecture by Sammie Carter

Topic 4 (Cont'd)

 

 

02/14/11

Topic 4 (Cont'd)

Topic 5.1 Basic Number Theory

Chapter 6.1 - 6.2, 7.1 - 7.4

Topic 5.1

1 slide per page

02/16/11
Topic 5.1 (Cont'd)
Chapter 7.6 - 7.8  
02/21/11
Topic 5.2 Public Key Cryptography

Chapter 6.3 - 6.4

Topic 5.2

1 slide per page

Quiz #1 reference solution

02/23/11
Topic 5.2 (Cont'd)
Chapter 6.5 - 6.6 Quiz #2 reference solution
02/28/11
Topic 5.2 (Cont'd)
  Quiz #3 reference solution
03/02/11
Mid-term Exam (Topics 1-5)
   
03/07/11

No Class -- Spring Break

   
03/09/11

No Class -- Spring Break

   
03/14/11

Review of mid-term exam

Topic 5.2 (Cont'd)

 

 

03/16/11
Topic 5.2 (Cont'd)
   
03/21/11

Topic 6.1 User Authentication

Chapters 9-10, 12

Topic 6.1

1 slide per page

03/23/11
Topic 6.2 Design and Analysis of Authentication Protocols
Chapter 11

Topic 6.2

1 slide per page

03/28/11

Topic 6.2 (Cont'd)

Topic 7.1 Kerberos

Chapters 13 &14

Topic 7.1

1 slide per page

03/30/11

Guest Lecture by Sammie Carter

Topic 7.1 (Cont'd)

   
04/04/11

Guest Lecture by Dr. Reeves

Topic 7.2 PKI

Chapter 15

Topic 7.2

1 slide per page

04/06/11

Topic 7.2 (Cont'd)

 

 

04/11/11
Topic 8.1 IPsec: AH and ESP
Chapters 16 & 17

Topic 8.1

1 slide per page

04/13/11 Topic 8.1 (Cont'd) Chapter 18

Topic 8.2

1 slide per page

04/18/11
Topic 8.2 IPsec: IKE
   
04/20/11
Topic 8.2 (Cont'd)
 

Topic 8.3

1 slide per page

04/25/11

Topic 8.2 (Cont'd)

Topic 8.3 SSL/TLS

Chapter 19

 

Reference solution to in-class exercise

04/27/11

Topic 8.3 (Cont'd)

Chapter 23 (optional)

IDS (optional)

Reference solution to in-class exercise

Topic 8.4

05/09/11
Final Exam (1pm -- 4pm)
   
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