Department of Computer Science & Engineering

University of Ioannina

Cryptography and Information Security

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Course ID: A7

Unit: DATA SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING – Unit A: Algorithms and Information Technologies

Weekly Hours: 4


ECTS Credits: 7

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Description:Basic notions of systems security, cryptographic hash functions, symmetric cryptography (one-time pad, stream ciphers, block ciphers), cryptanalysis, secret-sharing, authentication codes, public-key cryptography (encryption, digital signatures), public-key infrastructure, elliptic curves and bilinear maps, buffer overflow attacks, web browser security, biometrics, electronic cash, viruses, electronic voting.

  • Loukas Georgiadis

    • B.Sc. University of Patras, Department of Computer Engineering & Informatics, Greece, 1999.
    • M.A. Princeton University, Department of Computer Science, USA, 2002.
    • Ph.D. Princeton University, Department of Computer Science, USA, 2005.