Modul CS4210-KP06, CS4210

Cryptographic Protocols (KrypProto)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

normally each year in the summer semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master Media Informatics 2020 (optional subject), computer science, Arbitrary semester
  • Master Medical Informatics 2019 (optional subject), ehealth / infomatics, 1st or 2nd semester
  • Master IT-Security 2019 (optional subject), IT Security and Privacy, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd semester
  • Master Medical Informatics 2014 (optional subject), ehealth / infomatics, 1st or 2nd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Cryptographic Protocols (lecture, 3 SWS)
  • Cryptographic Protocols (exercise, 1,5 SWS)
  • 85 Hours private studies and exercises
  • 20 Hours exam preparation
  • 75 Hours in-classroom work
Contents of teaching:
  • Complex cryptographic protocols, security analyses
  • Anonymity and Privacy, Private Computation and Information Retrieval, Differential Privacy
  • Quantum Cryptographie
  • Steganography, digital seals and watermarks
  • secure e-commerce, electronic money, online elections
  • The students can reason about cryptographic methods and their application in communication systems.
  • The are able to select suitable security primitives for given applications and to implement them.
  • The can conduct a security analysis of communication protocols.
  • They can designate the weaknesses of real systems and evaluate them.
Grading through:
  • Oral examination
Responsible for this module:
  • Lindell: Tutorials on the Foundations of Cryptography - Springer 2017
  • J. Katz, Y. Lindell: Introduction to Modern Cryptography - CRC Press 2014
  • Goldreich: Fundamentals of Cryptography - Cambridge Univ. Press 2004
  • I. Cox, M. Miller, J. Bloom, J. Fridrich, T. Kalkerm: Digital Watermarking and Steganography - Morgan Kaufmann 2008
  • Dwork, Roth: The Algorithmic Foundations of Differential Privacy - 2014
  • English, except in case of only German-speaking participants

Admission requirements for taking the module:
- None (the competencies under

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