Week 1 
Tues, January 17 
Thurs, January 19 
Topics:
 Introductions
 Class/syllabus review
 Highlevel security overview
Handouts:
Reading: Textbook, Chapter 1

Topics: [Slides]
 Security mindset and terminlogy
 Secure Design Principles
 System / Security Modeling
 Attack Trees
Handout:
Homework 1
Reading: Textbook, Sections 2.12.3


Week 2 
Tues, January 24 
Thurs, January 26 
Topics: [Slides]
 HW Solution Discussion
 Basic Math for Crypto:
 Divisibility
 Greatest Common Divisor
 Modular Arithmetic
Handout:
Project Phase 1 (due Feb 7)
Reading:
Sections 3.1, 3.2 (skip Hill cipher), 3.5

Topics: [Slides]
 Quiz (based on HW 1)
 Number sizes and estimates
 Encryption basics / models
 Types of attacks
Handouts:
Reading: Sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.4


Week 3 
Tues, January 31 
Thurs, February 2 
Topics: [slides from previous meeting]
 HW Solution Discussion
 Classical encryption techniques
 Onetime pad
 Working with binary data
 Steganography
Reading:
Introduction from "JCA Reference Guide"

Topics: [Slides]
 Quiz (based on HW 2)
 Feistel Networks
 DES
 Block cipher security
 Strength of DES
Handouts:
Reading: AES Handout


Week 4 
Tues, February 7 
Thurs, February 9 
Due: Project phase 1
Topics:
 HW 3 Solution Discussion
 Brief project design discussion
 Java Cryptography Architecture
Handout: Project phase 2 (due Feb 28)

Topics: [Slides]
 Quiz (based on HW 3)
 Project design discussion
Handout:
Homework 4
Reading: Sections 7.17.6


Week 5 
Tues, February 14 
Thurs, February 16 
Topics:
 Quiz 3 solution discussion
 HW Solution Discussion
 Chat Hub demo
 AES

Topics: [Slides]
 Quiz (based on HW 4)
 Multiple encryption and 3DES
 Block cipher modes – idea
 Modes: ECB, CBC, CFB, and CTR
Handouts:
Reading: Section 7.7


Week 6 
Tues, February 21 
Thurs, February 23 
Topics:
 HW Solution Discussion
 Complete basic modes discussion
 Practical implementation issues
Reading: Sections 8.18.3

Topics: [Slides]
 Quiz (based on HW 5)
 Storage encryption: XTSAES mode
Handouts:
Reading: Security models handout


Week 7 
Tues, February 28 
Thurs, March 2 
Due: Project phase 2
Topics: [Slides]
 HW Solution Discussion
 (Pseudo)random numbers – issues
 Entropy
 Pseudorandom generators

Topics:
 Quiz (based on HW 6)
 Security models – concepts
 Security games
 INDCPA security
Handout:
Homework 7
Reading: Sections 9.1, 2.42.6


Week 8 
Tues, March 7 
Thurs, March 9 
Topics:
 HW Solution Discussion
 Practice with security proofs
Handout: Project phase 3 (due March 28)
Reading: Section 9.2, 2.8, 10.110.2

Topics: [Slides]
 Quiz (based on HW 7)
 INDCCA security
 PublicKey Crypto – ideas
 Using RSA and DiffieHellman
 Comparable key sizes across ciphers


Week 9 
Tues, March 14 
Thurs, March 16 
No class  Spring Break!

No class  Spring Break!


Week 10 
Tues, March 21 
Thurs, March 23 
Topics: [Slides]
 Math for RSA
 Fermat's Little Theorem
 Primality testing (MillerRabin)
 Euler's Totient Function
 Euler's Theorem
 RSA  the algorithm

Topics:
 Discrete logarithms
 DiffieHellman Key Establishment
 Elliptic curve ideas
 Security and key sizes
Handout:
Homework 8
Reading: Chapter 11 (skip SHA512 logic and SHA3 iteration function)


Week 11 
Tues, March 28 
Thurs, March 30 
Due: Project phase 3
Topics: [Slides]
 HW Solution Discussion
 Hash functions – ideas
 Hash function requirements
 Status of current hash function security
 Hash function applications
Handout: Grad Student Project Info

Topics:
 Quiz (based on HW 8)
 Discussion of project phase 4
Handouts:


Week 12 
Tues, April 4 
Thurs, April 6 
Topics:
 HW Solution Discussion
 More hash function applications

Topics:
 Quiz (based on HW 9)
 Widelyused hash functions
Handout:
Homework 10
Reading: Sections 12.112.5


Week 13 
Tues, April 11 
Thurs, April 13 
Topics: [Slides]
 HW Solution Discussion
 Message Authentication Codes (MACs)
 MAC requirements / security model
 Digital signature and certificate ideas
 Initial attempts at a MAC
Reading: Sections 12.712.9, 13.1, 13.2, 13.4

Topics: [Slides]
 Quiz (based on HW 10)
 HMAC
 Authenticated encryption
Handout:
Homework 11
Reading: Sections 13.6


Week 14 
Tues, April 18 
Thurs, April 20 
Topics: [Slides]
 HW Solution Discussion
 More authenticated encryption
 Key wrapping
 PRNGs from hash functions and MACs
 Digital Signatures – ideas
Reading: Sections 14.214.5

Topics: [Slides]
 Quiz (based on HW 11)
 El Gamal signatures
 DSA (and ECDSA idea)
 RSAPSS signatures
 Key management
 Certificates
 PublicKey Infrastructure (PKI)
Handout:
Homework 12


Week 15 
Tues, April 25 
Thurs, April 27 
Due: Project phase 4
Topics:
 HW Solution Discussion
 Wrap up a few certificate topics
 Studentchoice topic: Bitcoin

Topics:
 Quiz (based on HW 12)
 Class Review


Final Exam: Tuesday, May 9, 12:003:00 