Network Security lecture notes
Mark Dermot Ryan
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Network Security


Basic information


The module is assessed by continuous assessment and by exam.

Continuous assessment marks



Timetable

The timetable is under constant revision at the moment.

Week
Day/time
Date
Content
Examinable

1
Wed, 0900
17 Jan 2007
Introduction to Continuous assessment
Assignment of exercises

Yes


Wed, 1000

Introduction to protocols
Yes

2
Wed, 0900 24 Jan Introduction to protocols (contd.)
Blind signatures
Yes

Wed, 1000
Electronic voting
Additional material: Fujioka-Okamoto-Ohta protocol
Yes
3
Wed, 0900 31 Jan Electronic voting (contd.) Yes

Wed, 1000
Digital cash
Yes
4
Wed, 0900 7 Feb
Digital cash (contd.) Yes

Wed, 1000
Wireless network security Yes
5
Wed, 0900 14 Feb ((No lecture))



Wed, 1000
((No lecture))


6
Wed, 0900 21 Feb Guest lecturer:
Nikos Gorogiannis (Middlesex University)
Securing NFS with IPSec
Yes

Wed, 1000
Guest lecturer:
Harj Singh (Siemens)
Risk management in security
No
7
Wed, 0900 28 Feb ((No lecture))


Wed, 1000
((No lecture))

8
Wed, 0900 7 Mar
Overview of networking protocols Yes

Wed, 1000
Transport layer security
Yes Monday 12 March is the deadline
for the continuous assessment.

9
Wed, 0900 14 Mar
Firewalls and tunnels
Yes

Wed, 1000
Fair exchange
Yes
10
Wed, 0900 21 Mar Fair exchange (contd.)
Summer projects with industry
Yes
No


Wed, 1000
Guest lecturer:
Harj Singh (Siemens)
No

11
Wed, 0900 28 Mar Guest lecturer: Ben Smyth (Birmingham)
Network Security: protocol verification
No


Wed, 1000
Guest lecturer: Anh Dinh (Birmingham)
No


Some links related to the management of the module

Exam paper 2007