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Winter 2014/2015

Note that the course Cryptography will be required for the courses in the upcoming summer!  See our programme.

  • Monday, 1300-1430, B-IT Rheinsaal.
  • Thursday, 1000-1200, B-IT bitmax.
  • Tutorial: Monday 1445-1615, B-IT Rheinsaal.
First meeting: 23 October 2014.

Cryptography (4+2 SWS. )

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Adrian Spalka
Tutorial: Dr. Daniel Loebenberger
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 1330-1500, b-it 1.25 (cosec meeting room).
  • Wednesday 1330-1500, b-it 1.25 (cosec meeting room).
  • Tutorial: Tuesday 1515-1645, b-it 1.25 (cosec meeting room).
First meeting: Tuesday, 21 October 2013.

Topics in Applied Cryptography/Advanced cryptography: symmetric primitives (4+2 SWS. )

Michael Nüsken
Tutorial: Michael Nüsken
The most prominent cryptography in the last decades dealt with public key cryptography. However, also many new symmetric ciphers and other primitives were created. They are at the center of this course: Which symmetric primitives are used? And what can we say about their security? Most of you have probably heard of the ...
  • Monday, 1700, b-it 1.25 (cosec meeting room)

Lab Cryptography (P5, 10 ECTS credits or 4 SWS, 9 Credit Points (CP) )

Prof. Dr. Joachim von zur Gathen

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