Dennis Hofheinz: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2020
|Name||Prof. Dr. Dennis Hofheinz|
Inst. f. Theoretische Informatik
ETH Zürich, CAB E 78
|Telephone||+41 44 632 40 29|
|263-0009-00L||Information Security Lab |
Only for master students, otherwise a special permission by the study administration of D-INFK is required.
Number of participants limited to 150.
|8 credits||2V + 1U + 3P + 1A||K. Paterson, D. Basin, S. Capkun, D. Hofheinz, A. Perrig|
|Abstract||This InterFocus Course will provide a broad, hands-on introduction to Information Security, introducing adversarial thinking and security by design as key approaches to building secure systems.|
|Objective||This course will introduce key concepts from Information Security, both from attack and defence perspectives. Students will gain an appreciation of the complexity and challenge of building secure systems.|
|Content||The course is organised in two-week segments. In each segment, a new concept from Information Security will be introduced. The overall scope will be broad, including cryptography, protocol design, network security, system security.|
|Lecture notes||Will be made available during the semester.|
|Literature||Paul C. van Oorschot, Computer Security and the Internet: Tools and Jewels.|
Dan Boneh and Victor Shoup, A Graduate Course in Applied Cryptography.
|Prerequisites / Notice||Ideally, students will have taken the D-INFK Bachelors course “Information Security" or an equivalent course at Bachelors level.|