Tentative Schedule - Adjustments may be made

Date | Topics | Homework Due | Projects Due | Exams |
---|---|---|---|---|

T - Jan 10 | Introduction Cryptography | HW #1 | - | |

Th - Jan 12 | Block ciphers | - | - | |

T - Jan 17 | AES | HW #2 | - | |

Th - Jan 19 | Block Cipher Modes | - | - | |

F - Jan 20 | - | - | Project 1 (AES) | |

T - Jan 24 | Cryptographic Hash Functions | HW #3 | - | |

Th - Jan 26 | MAC | - | - | |

F - Jan 27 | - | - | Project 2 (Hash Attack) | |

T - Jan 31 | Public Key Cryptography | HW #4 | - | |

Th - Feb 2 | DH | - | - | |

F - Feb 3 | - | - | Project 3 (MAC Attack) | |

T - Feb 7 | DH continued | HW #5 | - | |

Th - Feb 9 | RSA | - | - | |

F - Feb 10 | - | - | Project 4 (Diffie-Hellman) | |

T - Feb 14 | RSA continued | HW #6 | - | |

Th - Feb 16 | Certificates | - | ||

F - Feb 17 | - | - | Project 5 (RSA) | |

T - Feb 21 | MONDAY INSTRUCTION | - | ||

Th - Feb 23 | TLS | HW #7 | - | |

F - Feb 24 | - | - | Project 6 (TLS) | |

T - Feb 28 | TLS | HW #8 | - | |

Th - Mar 2 | Authentication? | - | - | |

T - Mar 7 | Exam Review | HW #9 | - | |

Th - Mar 9 | No Class - Mid-Term #1 Thu Mar 9 - Monday Mar 13 (additional 2 days, Tue/Wed for $5 fee) | - | - | Exam 1 |

T - Mar 14 | Guest Lecturer - Kent Seamons (Authentication) | HW #10 | - | |

Th - Mar 16 | Authentication | - | - | |

M - Mar 20 | - | - | Project 7 (Password Cracking) | |

T - Mar 21 | Software Exploits | HW # 11 | - | |

Th - Mar 23 | Stack Smashing | - | - | |

F - Mar 24 | - | - | Project 8 (Buffer Overflow) | |

T - Mar 28 | Software Exploits | HW #12 | - | |

Th - Mar 30 | Software Exploits | - | - | |

F - Mar 31 | - | - | Project 9 (Buffer Overflow) | |

T - Apr 4 | Secure Email | HW #13 | - | |

Th - Apr 6 | Secure Email | - | - | |

F - Apr 7 | - | - | Project 10 (Extracting Secrets) | |

T - Apr 11 | Exam Review | - | - | |

Th - Apr 13 | Exam 2 | - | - | Exam 2 |

F - Apr 14 | - | - | Project 11 (PGP and S-MIME) | |

T - Apr 18 | Social Engineering | EC-HW #14 | - | |

W - Apr 19 | - | HW #1 | - | |

Apr 21 | Exam | - | In class, April 21 - 3:00 PM | Final Exam |