Announcements

Date

Final Exam on Sun the 16th at 6pm

13/1/2011

50% Grades

13/1/2011

Project Submission is Wed, Dec the 29th at 5pm

Prepare your presentation for Sun the 2nd 

26/12/2010

No Class on the 26th (Fall recess)

20/12/2010

Pls bring  your midterm papers, I need to make photo copies for the NYiT course profile

20/12/2010

Projects

5/12/2010

Midterm Key

5/12/2010

Project topics will be posted later

11/11/2010

The Midterm exam will be on the 28th

11/11/2010

No Lecture on the 21st

11/11/2010

No Lecture on the 14th (NYiT holiday)

6/11/2010

Welcome…Website is up!

3/10/2010

 

 

New York Institute of Technology- Amman Campus

School of Engineering & Computer Sciences

Year:     2010-2011

Semester:                     First/Fall

 

Course Information

Course Title

Cryptography

Course Number

INCS 741

Prerequisites

Knowledge of undergraduate computer and network security, and discrete math.

Course Website

www.just.edu.jo/~munzer/courses/INCS741/index.htm

Instructor/Coordinator

Dr. Monther Aldwairi

Office Location/Phone

M2 L2(00962)-2-720 1000 (ext. 28760)

Office Hours

by appointment

E-mail

munzer@just.edu.jo

Assistants

TBA

Course Title

Cryptography

Course Number

INCS 741

 

Catalog Description

In this course we introduce the students to key issues in cryptography. Topics covered include definitions of security, digital signatures, cryptographic hash functions, authentication, symmetric and asymmetric encryption, stream ciphers, and zero-knowledge proof systems. Prerequisite: Knowledge of undergraduate Intro to computer and networking security or equivalent, and discrete math.

 

Text Book

Title

Cryptography  and Network Security: principles and practices [download]

Author(s)

William Stallings

Publisher

Pearson Prentice Hall

Edition / Year

4th edition / 2006

References

“Handbook of Applied Cryptography”, by Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot and  Scott A. Vanstone. CRC Press, 1996.

 https://www.cacr.math.uwaterloo.ca/hac/

 

Assessment Policy

Assessment Type

Expected Due Date

Weight

Midterm Exam

TBA

20%

Project  and/or presentation (30)

TBA

30%

Final Exam

TBA

50%

Total

100%

 
 

Contents and Schedule

Week

Topics

Notes

Readings

1

Introduction to security, number theory

part1, part2

Ch.1, Ch4, Ch8

2

Classical Encryption Techniques

Ch2/Cont

Ch.2

3

Block Ciphers and DES

Ch3

Ch.3

4

Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

Ch5 AES Flash

Ch.5

5

Contemporary Symmetric Ciphers

Ch.6

6

Public Key Cryptography and RSA

Ch9, Ch7, Ch10

Ch.9

7

Message Authentication and Hash Functions

Ch11, Ch12

Ch.11, 12

8

Digital Signatures and Authentication Protocols

Ch13

Ch.13

9

Introduction to Network Security

TBA