BINF 711 Information Security

Course Calendar

1st  Week

8th of September
13th of September
Introduction and regulations

2nd  Week

15th of September
20th of September
Threat, vulnerability, risk, attack

3rd  Week

22nd of September
27th of September
Traditional ciphers

4th  Week

29th of September
4th of October
Ciphers and number theory

5th  Week

6th of October
11th of October
Stream and block ciphers
Semester Start (New Comers)
Course Events:
  • Quiz I ( 10/8/2012)

6th  Week

13th of October
18th of October
S-P-netowrks and DES

7th  Week

20th of October
25th of October

8th  Week

27th of October
1st of November
Eid El Adha (no lecture)

9th  Week

3rd of November
8th of November
Midterm exams
Midterm Exams (3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th)

10th  Week

10th of November
15th of November
Public key cryptography


  • Islamic New year
    November, 15

11th  Week

17th of November
22nd of November
Key management and Hacker exploits

12th  Week

24th of November
29th of November
Access control
Course Events:
  • Quiz II ( 11/26/2012)
  • Assignment I due ( 11/30/2012)

13th  Week

1st of December
6th of December
Hash functions

14th  Week

8th of December
13th of December
Quiz III (no lecture)
Last Week of Teaching (3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th)
Course Events:
  • Quiz III ( 12/8/2012)
  • Assignment II due ( 12/13/2012)

15th  Week

15th of December
20th of December
Project presentations
Revision Week (3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th)
Course Events:
  • Project presentation (tentative) ( 12/15/2012)

16th  Week

22nd of December
27th of December
Final exams
Revision Week (3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th)

17th  Week

29th of December
3rd of January
Final exams
Final Exams (3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th)

18th  Week

5th of January
10th of January
Final exams
Final Exams (3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th)

19th  Week

12th of January
17th of January
No classes
Last Week of Teaching (New Comers)

20th  Week

19th of January
24th of January
No classes
Revision Week (New Comers)

21st  Week

26th of January
30th of January
No classes
Final Exam (New Comers)