PA168 Postgraduate seminar on IT security and cryptography

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2011
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
prof. RNDr. Václav Matyáš, M.Sc., Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Jan Staudek, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Václav Matyáš, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Timetable
Mon 16:00–17:50 B410
Prerequisites
SOUHLAS
Intermediate knowledge of IT security principles, cryptography principles. Explicit approval of the seminar supervisor must be requested in order to register this course.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 22 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Graduates of this course shall be able to:
analyze security problems and solutions with a critical mind;
review and interpret a security solution or analysis presented in an advanced technical paper from a world-class conference;
evaluate IT system security and relevant functional and ethical requirements and demands;
reflect the above in their proposal for security of IT systems;
create slides and present their own research project;
prepare and present their view of most important developments in the area of security and cryptography during the past 1-2 weeks.
Syllabus
  • The seminar participants will discuss a broad range of topics in IT security and cryptography in a greater depth. PhD and Master's students undertaking research in these and closely related areas are expected to report on their work, and frequent participants from other institutions will also take part in this seminar.
Literature
  • http://portal.acm.org/dl.cfm
  • http://www2.computer.org/portal/web/csdl
  • http://www.schneier.com/crypto-gram.html
Teaching methods
presentation of own research and of a reviewed paper, followed by a discussion with the seminar leader and other students and lecturers
Assessment methods
3 presentations and discussions of those.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020.
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