Welcome to CS 171!
Week 1
Week 2
 Jan 22

 Discussion Discussion 1
 Solution
 Jan 23

 Homework Homework 1
 LaTeX, Solution
 Jan 24

 Lecture GameBased Definition for Encryption. The onetime pad. Limitations of perfect secrecy. A computational notion of security.
 KL 2.22.3, 3.1, and 3.2.1
Week 3
 Jan 29

 Discussion Discussion 2
 Solution
 Jan 30
 Jan 31
Week 4
 Feb 5

 Discussion Discussion 3
 Solution
 Feb 6

 Homework Homework 3
 LaTeX, Solution
 Feb 7

 Lecture Practical constructions of stream ciphers. Substitutionpermutation networks
 KL 6.1 and 6.2.1
Week 5
 Feb 12

 Lecture Practical constructions of block ciphers. Substitutionpermutation networks (SPNs). Fiestel Networks. The data encryption standard (DES).
 KL 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, and 6.2.4.

 Discussion Discussion 4
 Solution
 Feb 14
Week 6
 Feb 19
 No Class (Presidentâ€™s Day)
 Feb 20

 Homework Homework 4
 LaTeX, Solution
 Feb 21

 Lecture Message integrity and message authentication codes (MACs). Defining security for MACs. Constructing MACs.
 KL 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4.1
Week 7
 Feb 26

 Lecture Authenticated encryption and CCAsecurity.
 KL 4.5.1, and 4.5.2 (no proof), 4.5.3, 4.5.4

 Discussion Discussion 6
 Solution
 Feb 27

 Homework Homework 5
 LaTeX, Solution
 Feb 28

 Lecture Hash functions and collision resistance. Birthday attacks on hash functions. Additional applications of hash functions.
 KL 5.1.1, 5.2, 5.3.1, 5.4.1, and 5.6.15.6.3
Week 8
 Mar 4

 Lecture OneWay Functions and Implications
 KL 7.1, 7.2, 7.3.1, 7.4, 7.5, and 7.7

 Discussion Discussion 7
 Solution
 Mar 5

 Homework Homework 6
 LaTeX, Solution
 Mar 6

 Lecture Groups. Hardness assumptions in cyclic groups: the discretelogarithm assumption and DiffieHellman problems. Hash Functions Construction. The DiffieHellman keyexchange protocol.
 KL 8.1.18.1.2 (selfstudy), 8.1.3, 8.3.18.3.3, 8.4.2, and 10
Week 9
 Mar 11

 Lecture Publickey encryption: syntax and definitions of security. El Gamal encryption. Definitions of security for publickey encryption.
 KL 11.1 11.2, 11.4.1, and 11.4.4 (only the discussion that El Gamal encryption is malleable).

 Discussion Discussion 8
 Solution
 Mar 12

 Homework Homework 7
 LaTeX, Solution
 Mar 13

 Lecture Hybrid encryption and the KEM/DEM paradigm. El Gamal encryption. Composite Order Groups. RSA Encryption
 11.3 (skip proof of Theorem 11.12), 11.4.2, and 11.5.1
 Mar 15
Week 10
 Mar 18
 Lecture Review for Midterm II
 Mar 20

 Midterm Midterm II
 Solution
Week 11
 Mar 25
 Spring Break
 Mar 27
 Spring Break
Week 12
 Apr 1

 Lecture Digital signatures. The hashandsign paradigm. Schnorr Signature Scheme. Certificates and publickey infrastructures.
 KL 12.112.3, 12.5.1 and 12.7

 Discussion Discussion 9
 Solution
 Apr 2

 Homework Homework 8
 LaTeX
 Apr 3

 Lecture Pairings, Identity Based Encryption, CCA Secure PublicKey Encryption
 Boneh & Shoup, Chapter 15
Week 13
 Apr 8

 Lecture Commitment Schemes
 Special Topics

 Discussion Discussion 10
 Solution
 Apr 9

 Homework Homework 9
 Q3 Starter Code, LaTeX
 Apr 10

 Lecture ZeroKnowledge Proofs
 Special Topics
Week 14
 Apr 15

 Lecture Succinct Proofs
 Special Topics

Discussion Discussion 11
 Apr 16
 Homework Homework 10
 Apr 17

 Lecture Succinct Proofs
 Special Topics
Week 15
 Apr 22

 Lecture Secret Sharing
 Special Topics

Discussion Discussion 12
 Apr 23
 Homework Homework 11
 Apr 24

 Lecture TBD
 Special Topics