Seminar Cryptology and Privacy - Mathematical Foundations of Cryptography (WS 2021/22)

Course Number 705103 | Wintersemester 2021/22

Content

Mathematical Background of Cryptography This course aims at explaining the following mathematical concepts, which are important in modern-day cryptography: * Groups, Rings, Fields * Finite Fields * Gröbner Bases * Elliptic Curves * Discrete Logarithm * Lattices For a more detailed description please refer to the seminar`s webpage.

Administrative Information

Previous Knowledge

Either IT-Security, Applied Cryptography, or Applied Cryptography 2. Note: AK IT-Security 1 is not a required prerequisite. AK-IT Security 1 and AK-IT Security 2 are independent.

Prerequisites Curriculum

See position in the curriculum

Objective

In this course, you will ... * ...understand the mathematical concepts behind modern cryptography. * ...have hands-on opportunity to implement this concepts. * ...get insight into selected topics of cryptographic research.

Language

English

Teaching Method

Lectures on various topics and supplementary combination of presentations in class and exercises to be prepared by students.

How to get a grade

Presentations of exercises and participation in class

Registration

TUGOnline https://online.tugraz.at/tug_online/sa.gruppen_einteilung?clvnr=257644&corg=983

Lecture Dates

Date Begin End Location Event Type Comment
2021/10/07 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2021/10/14 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2021/10/21 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2021/10/28 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2021/11/04 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2021/11/11 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2021/11/18 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2021/11/18 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2021/11/25 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2021/12/02 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2021/12/09 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2021/12/16 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2022/01/13 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2022/01/20 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/
2022/01/27 10:00 12:00 External Location (please check TUGRAZonline) Abhaltung SE fix/

Lecturers

Christian Rechberger
Christian
Rechberger

Professor

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Lukas Helminger
Lukas
Helminger

PhD Student

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Reinhard Lüftenegger
Reinhard
Lüftenegger

PhD Student

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