263-0009-00L Information Security Lab
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2020|
|Lecturers||K. Paterson, D. Basin, S. Capkun, D. Hofheinz, A. Perrig|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Comment||Only for master students, otherwise a special permission by the study administration of D-INFK is required. |
Number of participants limited to 150.
|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.|