Privacy Enhancing Technologies

Course Number 705054 and 705055 | Wintersemester 2020/21

The lecture Privacy Enhancing Technologies gives an overview of modern cryptographic and non-cryptographic methods to increase privacy.

Content

In detail, the content of the lecture is the following:

  • Database recovery
  • Differential Privacy and k-anonymity
  • TOR and traffic analysis
  • Anonymous Credentials and Identification
  • MPC protocols
  • (Fully) Homomorphic Encryption
  • Private Information Retrieval
  • Zero Knowledge Proofs
  • Blockchains

Material

IMPORTANT-INFORMATION

Material from this year’s lecture will be updated on the fly.

Administrative Information

Previous Knowledge

Bachelor`s degree or similar. Introduction to Information Security is useful.

Prerequisites Curriculum

See position in the curriculum

Objective

The student will understand and be able to use and develop various technical approaches and mechanisms to ensure and improve privacy, including their limitations.

Language

English

Teaching Method

This year: virtual lectures

How to get a grade

Written exam (closed book)

Registration

electronic registration system https://online.tugraz.at/tug_online/sa.gruppen_einteilung?clvnr=242923&corg=983

Lecture Dates

Date Begin End Location Event Type Comment
2020/10/05 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2020/10/05 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2020/10/12 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2020/10/12 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2020/10/19 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2020/10/19 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2020/11/09 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2020/11/09 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2020/11/16 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2020/11/16 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2020/11/23 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2020/11/23 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2020/11/23 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2020/11/30 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2020/11/30 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/Group interviews / Abgabegespräche
2020/11/30 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2020/12/07 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2020/12/07 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2020/12/14 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2020/12/14 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2021/01/11 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/01/11 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2021/01/18 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/01/18 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2021/01/22 11:30 19:30 Seminarraum Abhaltung KU fix/Group interviews / Abgabegespräche
2021/01/25 14:00 16:00 HS i1 Abhaltung VO fix/
2021/01/25 16:00 16:45 HS i1 Abhaltung KU fix/
2021/01/26 09:00 18:00 Seminarraum Abhaltung KU fix/Group interviews / Abgabegespräche

Lecturers

Christian Rechberger
Christian
Rechberger

Professor

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Daniel Kales
Daniel
Kales

PhD Student

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Markus Schofnegger
Markus
Schofnegger

PhD Student

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Roman Walch
Roman
Walch

PhD Student

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