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Introduction to Security

Principal lecturer: Dr Markus Kuhn
Taken by: Part IB, Part II (General), Diploma
Past exam questions

This 8-h lecture course takes you onto a quick tour through the basics of computer security and cryptography on 2008 April 24-May 20, 12:00-13:00, in Lecture Theatre 1.

Study materials

  • Slides (2up, 4up, printouts will be available at the start of lecture 1)


Slide 48 (ElGamal signature) in the paper handout showed a modulus p, which should have read p−1. This is fixed in the above PDFs. (spotted by George Danezis)

The material following slide 106 was not covered in the lectures this year and forms an optional extension to the syllabus.

Supervision information