Data and Network Security

Data and Network Security
Hours: 3 0 3

Introduction, cryptology and simple cryptosystems, conventional encryption techniques, stream and block ciphers, DES, more on block ciphers, advanced encryption standard, confidentiality, and message authentication: hash functions, number theory and algorithm complexity, public key encryption, RSA and discrete logarithms, elliptic curves, digital signatures, key management schemes, identification schemes, dial-up security, e-mail security, PGP, S-MIME, kerberos and directory authentication, emerging Internet security standards, SET, SSL and IPsec, VPNs, firewalls, viruses, miscellaneous topics.

Pre-requisites: CS311
Co-requisites: AI, CS

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course