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Cryptography Project

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Cryptography Project
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: KI750
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4PA (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project, documentation and presentation

[updated 26.02.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI750 (P222-0095) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
KIM-PKRY (P222-0095) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
PIM-WI61 (P222-0095) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
PIM-PKRY (P222-0095) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 1, optional course, informatics specific
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Damian Weber
Prof. Dr. Damian Weber

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to analyze and evaluate cryptographic procedures and correct their weak points.
In order to understand the properties of a cryptographic algorithm, we will first demonstrate them based on the implementation of a theoretical specification. Students will be able to break down procedures into their logical components and illustrate their application problems by comparing them with known procedures. They will be capable of deriving attack techniques from theoretical results or generating new ones. Lastly, they will be able to assess the security of a procedure or a modification thereof.

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Module content:
Implementing and attacking cryptographic methods, that
* are currently being researched or
* currently have security vulnerabilities or
* are currently being used or
* are historically relevant or
* are part of the "Cryptography Engineering" module

[updated 26.02.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
Project-related literature will be announced at a later time.

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module offered in:
SS 2020, SS 2019, SS 2018, WS 2017/18, SS 2016, ...
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