Week of  Material Covered  Remarks 
September 6  Introduction and Preliminaries 

September 13  Information and Codes 

September 20  Linear Codes 
Assignment 1 Given 
September 27  Hamming Codes Error Detection 

October 4  Introduction to Cryptography 

October 11  DES Chapter 8 

October 18  Finite Fields AES 
Assignment 1 due Assignment 2 given 
October 25  Contemporary Symmetric Ciphers(RC5, RC4, 3DES, Blowfish) Confidentiality using Symmetric ciphers 

November 1  Public Key Cryptography and RSA 
Assignment 2 due Assignment 3 given 
November 8  Message Authentication and Hash Functions 10 Thursday Remembrance Day. No classes 

November 15  Midterm Hash Algorithms (MD5, SHA, RIPEMD,HMAC) Digital Signatures 

November 22  Presentations 

November 29  Web Security. Electronic Mail Security. System Security. 
Assignment 3 due Project due. 