Checking date: 07/09/2020


Course: 2020/2021

Cryptographic techniques and protocols
(16454)
Study: Master in Computer Science and Technology (71)
EPI


Coordinating teacher: CAMARA NUÑEZ, MARIA CARMEN

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS

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Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
The students will acquire the capabilities of usage, analysis and design in the following knowledge areas: 1) Analysis and design of cryptographic protocols. 2) Knowledge and skills to use the classic and modern cryptanalysis techniques. 3) Analysis and design of cryptographic primitives. 4) Hardware basics for the design of cryptographic primitives and algorithms.
Description of contents: programme
Block 1. Introduction a. Introduction to cybersecurity. Block 2. Protocols a. Standard cryptographic protocols b. Ultra-light cryptographic protocols Block 3. Cryptanalysis a. Cryptanalysis of cryptographic protocols Block 4. Cybersecurity in devices with limited capabilities a. Vulnerabilities b. Attacks c. Countermeasures
Learning activities and methodology
Activities: 1) Theoretical and practical sessions 2) Tutoring 3) Individual work 4) Teamwork
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 70
Basic Bibliography
  • Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot and Scott A. Vanstone. Handbook of Applied Cryptography. CRC Press.
  • Christopher Swenson. Modern Cryptanalysis: Techniques for Advanced Code Breaking. ohn Wiley & Sons Ltd .
  • Colin Boyd and Anish Mathuria . Protocols for Authentication and Key Establishment . Springer .
  • Dr Sandeep Kumar Sood. Authentication Protocols: CRYPTANALYSIS OF PASSWORD BASED AUTHENTICATION AND KEY AGREEMENT PROTOCOLS. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.
  • Mark Stamp and Richard M. Low. Applied Cryptanalysis: Breaking Ciphers in the Real World. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Pedro Peris-Lopez. Lightweight Cryptography in Radio Frequency Identification Systems. Analysis and Design of Protocols and Cryptographic Primitives. . Verlag Dr. Muller (VDM). 2010

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.