# Lecture plan

This is a tentative lecture plan, it will be updated every week, numbers with striketrough was not lectured that week. Numbers refer to chapters in Stinson unless otherwise stated, HAC refers to Handbook of Applied Cryptography.

Week | Topic | Key words | Chapters | Comments |
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34 | Classic crypto | Classical ciphers, confidentiality, perfect security, modern ciphers | 1.1, 1.2, 2.3 (not everything), | affine.py, substitution.py, vigenere.py |

35 | Classical ciphers, modern ciphers,RSA | 2.3 ,3.1, 3.7, 5.1, 5.2 (not everything), | ||

36 | PKC | RSA, ElGamal, Elliptic Curves | 5.2 (the rest), 5.3, 6.1, 6.4, | elgamal.py |

37 | Finite groups, Elliptic curves, Diffie Hellman | 6.4,6.5.1-6.5.3 possibly: 11.2 | ||

38 | How to agree on a key, primality testing | Diffie-Hellman, Legendre symobol, Jacobi symbol | 11.1-11.2 (Only DH-KAS), 6.7.3 (Only problem 6.3),5.4 | |

39 | Factoring large numbers | Factoring, RSA | 5.5, 5.6 (Will finish Dixons random square next week | factoring.py |

40 | Attacks on RSA and DLOG | RSA, discrete logarithms | 5.6 (Finish Dixons random sqaures), 5.7.1, 5.7.2, | Draft on discrete logarithms can be found here. |

41 | Attacks on the discrete logarithm | Discrete logarithms | 6.2 (Finish Pohlig-Hellman, then Shanks, Pollard Rho and Index Calculus as in draft), 6.3, | The topics of 6.3 has been more or less lectured even though I havent referenced to the chapter |

42 | ElGamal security, MAC's | ElGamal, MAC | 6.7.2, 4.1, 4.2 (until, but not with 4.2.2), 4.4.2 | |

43 | Digital Signatures | RSA signatures, ElGamal signatures, DSA, Schorr signatures | 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 7.4.1, 7.4.2 | |

44 | Zero-Knowledge | Zero-knowledge | Lectures | |

45 | Motivational lectures | |||

46 | Repetition | |||

47 | Old exams |