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Unit of study_

Computer and Network Security - ELEC5616

Year - 2018

This unit examines the basic cryptographic building blocks of security, working through to their applications in authentication, key exchange, secret and public key encryption, digital signatures, protocols and systems. It then considers these applications in the real world, including models for integrity, authentication, electronic cash, viruses, firewalls, electronic voting, risk assessment, secure web browsers and electronic warfare. Practical cryptosystems are analysed with regard to the assumptions with which they were designed, their limitations, failure modes and ultimately why most end up broken.

Classes
Lectures, Tutorials, Laboratories, Project Work - own time

Assessment
Through semester assessment (50%) and Final Exam (50%)

Assumed knowledge
A programming language, basic maths.

Details

Faculty: Engineering and Information Technologies

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Electrical and Information Engineering
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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