Foundations of Modern Cryptography

Period

Winter term

Language

English

Examination

Oral (30 min) or written (90 min). Prerequisite for the admission to the examination is the successful participation in the exercises. 

Contents

  • Advanced computational number theory
  • Public-key cryptosystems based on factoring and logarithms
  • Cryptosystems based on NP-hard problems
  • Digital signature schemes, DSS
  • Elliptic curve cryptography

References

  1. N. Smart: Cryptography: An Introduction, 3rd edition, PDF
  2. D. Boneh & V. Shoup: A Graduate Course in Applied Cryptography, PDF
  3. A. McAndrew: Introduction to Cryptography With Open-Source Software, CRC Press, 2011.
  4. B. Esslinger: The CrypTool-Book: Learning and Experiencing Cryptography with CrypTool und SageMath, 2018, PDF
  5. Ch. F. Rocca Jr.: Cryptology Through History and Inquiry (Link)
  6. K.-D. Crisman: Number Theory: In Context and Interactive (Link)

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