Sourav Mukhopadhyay is an Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics at Indian
Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He has completed his B.Sc (Honours in
Mathematics) in1997 from University of Calcutta, India. He has done M.Stat (in
statistics) and M.Tech (in computer science) from Indian Statistical Institute,
India, in 1999 and 2001 respectively. He worked with Cryptology Research Group
at Indian Statistical Institute as a PhD student and received his Ph.D. degree
in Computer Science from there in 2007. He was a Research Assistant at the
Computer Science department of School of Computing, National University of
Singapore (NUS). He visited Inria Rocquencourt, project CODES, France and
worked as a post-doctoral research fellows at the School of Computer
Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He was a
post-doctoral research fellows and a part time Lecturer with School of
Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland.
Week 1: Introduction to cryptography, Classical Cryptosystem, Cryptanalysis on Substitution Cipher (Frequency Analysis), Play fair Cipher, Block Cipher.
Week 2: Data Encryption Standard (DES), DES (Contd.), Triple DES, Modes of Operation, Stream Cipher, Pseudorandom Sequence.
Week 3: LFSR based Stream Cipher, Mathematical background, Abstract algebra, Number Theory.
Week 4:Modular Inverse, Extended Euclid Algorithm, Fermat's Little Theorem, Eular Phi-Function, Eular's theorem, Quadratic Residue, Polynomial Arithmetic.
Week 5: Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), Introduction to Public Key Cryptosystem, Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange, Knapsack Cryptosystem, RSA Cryptosystem.
Week 6: More on RSA, Primarily Testing, ElGamal Cryptosystem, Elliptic Curve over the Reals, Elliptic curve Modulo a Prime.
Week 7: Generalised ElGamal Public Key Cryptosystem, Chinese Remainder Theorem, Rabin Cryptosystem, Legendre and Jacobi Symbol.
Week 8: Message Authentication, Digital Signature, Key Management, Key Exchange, Hash Function.
Week 9: Universal Hashing, Cryptographic Hash Function, Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA), Digital Signature Standard (DSS), More on Key Exchange Protocol.
Week 10: Cryptanalysis, Time-Memory Trade-off Attack, Differential Cryptanalysis, More on Differential Cryptanalysis, Linear Cryptanalysis.
Week 11: Cryptanalysis on Stream Cipher, Algebraic Attack, Implementation Attacks, side channel attack.
Week 12: Internetwork Security, SSL, PGP, Cloud Security, Introduction to Blockchain and Bitcoin.
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