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Winter 2008/2009

  • Tuesday, 1445-1615, b-it bitmax
  • Wednesday, 1345-1515, b-it bitmax
  • Tutorial 1: Wednesday, 1530-1700, b-it bitmax
  • Tutorial 2: Tuesday, 1300-1430, b-it 2.1

Cryptography (4+2 SWS, 8 credits. Optionally, 3+2 SWS, 6 credits. )

Prof. Joachim von zur Gathen
Tutorial: Konstantin Ziegler
Cryptography deals with methods for secure data transfer. In earlier times this was the domain of military and intelligence agencies, but today modern cryptography has grown into a key technology, enabling e-commerce and secure internet communications. Its many applications range from credit and debit cards, mobile phones, tv decoders, and electronic money to unforgeable electronic signatures ...
  • Tuesday 1230-1400, b-it bitmax.
  • Wednesday 1145-1315, b-it bitmax.
  • Tutorials:
    • Tuesday 1045-1215. b-it 2.1.
    • Wednesday 1000-1130. b-it 2.1.
First meeting: Tuesday, 28 October 2008.

Security on the Internet (4+2 SWS, 8 credits. Optionally, 3+2 SWS, 6 credits. )

Michael Nüsken
Tutorial: Daniel Loebenberger
This course is about various aspects of security in the internet. In the internet a large variety of protocols ("chatting programs") are in use to make this or that `secure'. VPN, IPsec, SSL, PKI, PGP are just a few tokens that need explanations. We will try to understand a little of that and how things are used and made available.
  • Monday, 1800, b-it 2.1

Seminar Digital Rights Management (2 SWS, 4 credits )

Prof. Dr. Joachim von zur Gathen, Daniel Loebenberger
Digital Right Managements (DRM) is the set of rules and techniques which help the producers of digital media to make sure that their products can be enjoyed by consumers but that intellectual property rights are being aspected. Currently DRM is concerned with actions like copy protection, licensing, tracking the frequency of use. The seminar deals with, but is not limited to the following topics: ...
  • Thursday 1000 - 1200, b-it 1.25.
First meeting: Thursday, 30 October 2008, 1000, b-it 1.25.
This semester's seminar focusses on Zero-Knowledge and maybe PCP.
  • Thursday 1500-1715, b-it 1.25.
Organizational meeting: Thursday 30 October 2008 at 1500 , b-it 1.25.

Oberseminar Computer Security, Winter 2008/09

Prof. Dr. Joachim von zur Gathen
The seminar discusses subjects of current interest in computer security. Some of the lectures will be given by invited guests.
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