TELE 3119: Trusted Networks

Session 2, 2018


Announcements


Course Outline (Handout)

Lecturer: Professor Aruna Seneviratne (312, EE&T building, Email: a.seneviratne@unsw.edu.au)
Lectures: Wednesday (wk1-10) 1500-1700 (Ainsworth202) and Thursday (wk1-6) 1600-1800 (Ainsworth202)
Consultation: Wed 1100-1200

Tutor: Professor Aruna Seneviratne
Tutorials: Wed 1300-1400  (ElecEng 206).

Lab demonstrators: 

Ayyoob (Mohammed Ayyoob Ahamed Hamza)

Minzhao (Minzhao Lyu)


Lab Times:

    Friday 0900-1200 (ElecEng206) & 1200-1500 (ElecEng206) - WK 1-8 & WK 10

    Wednesday 0900-1200 (ElecEng 206) & 1200-1500 (ElecEng206) - WK 11


Aims: This course aims to develop an understanding of the tools and technologies for understanding and improving the security and privacy of communication networks such as the Internet. It will introduce students to quantitative methods for trust, authentication, integrity and security analysis in packet networks, using cryptography techniques. It will expose students to frameworks for protecting networks and users, including emerging paradigms such as Internet-of-Things (IoT) and software defined networking (SDN). The quantitative methods studied in this course will be applied to practical examples.

Student Resources:

There is no one prescribed textbook for this course. Material from the following books will be used, and will be augmented with papers supplied via the course web-page:

Additional resources will be provided in lectures, posted on this web-site, or indicated where it can be found on the Internet.

Assessment:

Labs 30%
In-class Quizzes 30%
Final Exam 40%
Pass in the Final Exam is a mandatory requirement to pass the course


Course Structure (Tentative and subject to change)

Week
Topic Reading Labs Tutorials
1
20/21 Feb: Introduction, Cryptography and Security Concepts       [KR] chapter 8;
CP Chapter1&2 
Lab1 Document
2
27/28 Feb: Secret Key Cryptography
[KR] chapter 8
CP Chapter1&2

Tutorial 1

3
06/07 Mar: Message Integrity and Hash Functions [KR] chapter 8;
CP Chapter3
Lab2 Document
Sample Quiz1
Tutorial 2
4
13/14 Mar: Internet Privacy 1
Location of Hidden Services
Sample Quiz 1
Answers

Tutorial 3
5
20/21 Mar:  Quiz 1 and Internet Privacy 2  Web Resources

6
27/28 Mar: Block Chains 1 Web Resources
Hu etal
Lab3 Document

7
03 Apr: Block Chains cont.
Web Resources
Hu etal


Tutorial 4
8
10 Apr:  Quiz 2 and IOT Security
Web Resources


9
17 Apr: IoT Security 2 & Data Provenance Web Resources
Tutorial 5
10
24 Apr: Review & Project Presentations Web Resources


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