Modul CS4705-KP06

Cryptographic Engineering (CryEng)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

every summer semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master Entrepreneurship in Digital Technologies 2020 (advanced module), technology field computer science, Arbitrary semester
  • Master Robotics and Autonomous Systems 2019 (optional subject), Additionally recognized elective module, Arbitrary semester
  • Master Computer Science 2019 (optional subject), Elective, Arbitrary semester
  • Master IT-Security 2019 (optional subject), IT Security and Privacy, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Cryptographic Engineering (exercise, 2 SWS)
  • Cryptographic Engineering (lecture, 2 SWS)
  • 60 Hours in-classroom work
  • 100 Hours private studies
  • 20 Hours exam preparation
Contents of teaching:
  • Efficient Implementation of Finite Field Arithmetic for cryptographic Applications.
  • Stream Ciphers: Design and hardware Implementation.
  • Block Ciphers: Design, hardware Implementation, and Lightweight Encryption Algorithms.
  • Hash Functions: Design and hardware Implementation.
  • Public-Key Cryptography over GF(2m): Design and Implementation.
  • True and Pseudo Random Number Generators (TRNG): Design, test, and hardware Implementation.
  • Physical Unclonable Functions (PUFs): Design Challenges and Hardware- Architectures.
  • Students will become familiar with the concept of cryptographic engineering and the associated topics with it.
  • They can expand and enhance their knowledge about a cryptography and applied cryptography.
  • They can become more familiar with the concepts of hardware-security.
  • They can learn efficient implementation of Finite Field Arithmetic in hardware and its applications in cryptography.
  • They can learn the techniques for hardware-implementation of cryptographic algorithms
  • They can demonstrate a deep understanding of several structures and designs of stream and block ciphers
  • They can take an advanced step towards hardware and physical security such as TRNG, PUFs.
Grading through:
  • written exam
Responsible for this module:
  • Ferguson, Niels, Bruce Schneier, and Tadayoshi Kohno: Cryptography Engineering: Design Principles and Practical Applications - 2012
  • Koç Ç.K.: Cryptographic Engineering - Springer, Boston, MA, (2009)
  • Wachsmann, Christian, and Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi: Physically unclonable functions (PUFs): Applications, models, and future directions - Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2014
  • Johnston, David: Random Number Generators—Principles and Practices: A Guide for Engineers and Programmers - Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG, 2018
  • offered only in English

Admission requirements for taking the module:
- None

Admission requirements for participation in module examination(s):
- Successful completion of exercises as specified at the beginning of the semester.

Module examination(s):
- CS4705-L1: Cryptographic Technology, written exam, 90min, 100% of module grade.

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