TU Braunschweig

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Course name Exercises: Network Security [SoSe 2021]
Course number 2416112
Semester SoSe 2021
Current number of participants 0
expected number of participants 15
Home institute Institut für Datentechnik und Kommunikationsnetze
Courses type Exercises in category Teaching

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The course introduces a refreshment summary on discrete mathematics, number theory and the basic contemporary cryptographic algorithms. The review concentrates on modern network security relevant symmetric and asymmetric cryptography including Digital signatures, certificates and authentication protocols. Contemporary network security technology related standards as (X.509, DSS, Kerberos), electronic mail security (PGP, S/MIME) as well as (IPSec, SSL, TLS, SET and others) would be presented showing their design concepts. Web security and protocols for secure electronic commerce, voting systems and other contemporary applications would cover the final concluding part of the lecture. The course concludes with modern trends in network security applications for voting, vehicular, sensor and similar networks.

Literatur: “Network Security: Private Communication in a Public World”,
Charlie Kaufman, Radia Perlman, and Mike Speciner, 2-nd
edition, Prentice Hall, 2002

Network Security Essentials, Applications and Standards”,William Stallings, 3-rd edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007

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