460-4046/03 – Cryptography and Computer Security (KPB)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Computer ScienceCredits4
Subject guarantorRNDr. Eliška Ochodková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorRNDr. Eliška Ochodková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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OH140 RNDr. Eliška Ochodková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 10+5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

After graduation student will be able to: 1. Classify various kinds of attacks. 2. Classify particular security goals and security mechanisms dedicated to gain them. 3. Categorize cryptographic mechanisms. 4. Formulate mathematical background of cryptographic algorithms. 5. Design security mechanisms. 6. Demonstrate practical usage of cryptographic mechanisms and applied them. 7. Cooperate on project.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

This subject provides an explanation of basic contents of IT security. It focuses on the symetric and public-key cryptography, cryptographic hash functions, authentication protocols, digital signatures and certificates. Course contains a survey of standards and covers legislative aspects of IT security.

Compulsory literature:

Stallings, W.: Cryptography and Network Security, Prentice Hall, 1999 and later Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot and Scott A. Vanstone: Handbook of Applied Cryptography, CRC Press, ISBN: 0-8493-8523-7, October 1996, 816 pages, http://www.cacr.math.uwaterloo.ca/hac/ Schneier B.: Applied cryptography, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1995 (2nd edition) Pfleeger Ch.P.: Security in Computing, Prentice Hall, 1997 and later Gollmann D.: Computer Security , Wiley 2000 Grošek O., Porubský Š.: Šifrovanie, algoritmy, metódy, prax, GRADA 1992 Garfinkel S., Spafford G.:Bezpečnost v UNIXu a Internetu v praxi , Computer Press 1998

Recommended literature:

Nechvátal J.: Public-Key Cryptography, NIST Special Publication 800-2, http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-2/800-2.txt Rivest R.L.: Cryptography and Security, http://theory.lcs.mit.edu/~rivest/ Ritter T.: Ciphers By Ritter: Cryptography and Technology, http://www.ciphersbyritter.com/ Savard J.: A Cryptograhpic Compendium, http://www.quadibloc.com/crypto/intro.htm NIST - Computer Security Division, http://csrc.nist.gov/

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Conditions for credit: - Encompassing chosen project: problem understanding, algorithm selection, implementation, functionality of application, experiments and their results, project presentation. It is necessary to obtain at least (>=) 25 points from 45 possible. Written exam (at least (>=) 20 points from 45 possible.

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Additional requirements are not placed on the student.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: Introduction to information and data security. Basic concepts: attacks, risks, security functions and mechanisms, vulnerabilities. Introduction to number theory. Cryptography: basic concepts, cryptanalytic attacks. Cryptography: classical techniques and its cryptanalysis. Cryptography: symetric algorithms, basic concepts and principles, block cipher modes of operation, DES, AES. Cryptography: aymetric algorithms (public-key cryptography), basic concepts and principles. RSA, ELGamal. Key management. Key exchange, Diffie-Hellman. Authentication, authentication protocols, biometry. Hash function, MAC. Digital signature, DSS. Certificates, certificate authority. Eliptic curve cryptography. Firewalls, electronic mail security (PEM, PGP, S/MIME), SSL. Standards (ITSEC, ITSEM, Common Criteria, ISO 9000,...) and legislative aspects of IT security.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 45  25
        Examination Examination 55  20
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80% attendance at labs (attendance at labs 11 of 14 or 8 in 10 in shortened semester).

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Combined form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 45  25
        Examination Examination 55  20
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 100% attendance at tutorials.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (1801T064) Information and Communication Security P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T025) Computer Science and Technology P English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T059) Mobile Technology P English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T025) Computer Science and Technology K English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T059) Mobile Technology K English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N0612A140005) Information and Communication Security P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (1801T064) Information and Communication Security P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T025) Computer Science and Technology P English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2018/2019 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T059) Mobile Technology P English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2018/2019 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T025) Computer Science and Technology K English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2018/2019 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T059) Mobile Technology K English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2017/2018 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (1801T064) Information and Communication Security P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T025) Computer Science and Technology P English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2017/2018 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T025) Computer Science and Technology K English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2017/2018 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T059) Mobile Technology P English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2017/2018 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T059) Mobile Technology K English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2016/2017 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T025) Computer Science and Technology P English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2016/2017 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T025) Computer Science and Technology K English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2016/2017 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T059) Mobile Technology P English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2016/2017 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T059) Mobile Technology K English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2016/2017 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (1801T064) Information and Communication Security P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T025) Computer Science and Technology P English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2015/2016 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T025) Computer Science and Technology K English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2015/2016 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T059) Mobile Technology P English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2015/2016 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T059) Mobile Technology K English Ostrava 2 Optional study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
V - ECTS - mgr. 2019/2020 Full-time English Optional 401 - Study Office stu. block
V - ECTS - mgr. 2018/2019 Full-time English Optional 401 - Study Office stu. block
V - ECTS - mgr. 2017/2018 Full-time English Optional 401 - Study Office stu. block
V - ECTS - mgr. 2016/2017 Full-time English Optional 401 - Study Office stu. block
V - ECTS - mgr. 2015/2016 Full-time English Optional 401 - Study Office stu. block