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252-4601-00L  Current Topics in Information Security

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersD. Basin, S. Capkun, A. Perrig
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 24.

The deadline for deregistering expires at the end of the second week of the semester. Students who are still registered after that date, but do not attend the seminar, will officially fail the seminar.



Catalogue data

AbstractThe seminar covers various topics in information security: security protocols (models, specification & verification), trust management, access control, non-interference, side-channel attacks, identity-based cryptography, host-based attack detection, anomaly detection in backbone networks, key-management for sensor networks.
ObjectiveThe main goals of the seminar are the independent study of scientific literature and assessment of its contributions as well as learning and practicing presentation techniques.
ContentThe seminar covers various topics in information security, including network security, cryptography and security protocols. The participants are expected to read a scientific paper and present it in a 35-40 min talk. At the beginning of the semester a short introduction to presentation techniques will be given.

Selected Topics

- security protocols: models, specification & verification
- trust management, access control and non-interference
- side-channel attacks
- identity-based cryptography
- host-based attack detection
- anomaly detection in backbone networks
- key-management for sensor networks
LiteratureThe reading list will be published on the course web site.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersD. Basin, S. Capkun, A. Perrig
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationThe deadline for deregistering expires at the end of the second week of the semester. Students who are still registered after that date, but do not attend the seminar, will officially fail the seminar.

Learning materials

 
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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
252-4601-00 SCurrent Topics in Information Security2 hrs
Mon13-15CAB G 57 »
D. Basin, S. Capkun, A. Perrig

Groups

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Restrictions

Places24 at the most
Waiting listuntil 03.10.2018

Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
CAS in Computer ScienceSeminarsWInformation
Computer Science MasterSeminar in General StudiesWInformation
Computer Science MasterSeminar in Information SecurityWInformation