BINF 711 Information Security

Course Updates

Expired Announcements

Quizz time

The first quiz will take place Monday, October 8, during the lecture slot as announced. The duration will be 20 minutes. The quiz will take place at the *beginning* of the lecture slot. Ten minutes *sharp* after starting the quiz we will not allow any more students to join, so be punctual. After the quiz there will be a (shorter) lecture. Good luck everybody.

Quiz 1 next Monday

Quiz 1 will be held in the first 30 minutes of the lecture. It is covering till lecture 3 and Practice assignment 3. Make sure to come on time, late comers will not be given any extra time. Best of luck!

T02's timeslot/location changed

Please note that T02's Information Security tutorial will be in the 2nd slot in C7.201 next Wednesday and the following one as well.

More office hours this week

I will be in office in case you had questions on Wednesday and Thursday, 12 to 2 pm. - M.Khamis

No tutorials this week

There are no information security tutorials this week. All the best in the midterms!

T02 tutorial will be in C6.108

Dear students, the tutorial for T02 will be on Wednesday the 2nd slot in C6.108.

T02's tutorial will be in C7.201

T02's tutorial will be in C7.201 again, on Wednesday the 2nd slot. Sorry for changing the tutorial location many times, but seems the room we used last time was only available for last week.

Quiz 2

Quiz 2 will take place at the beginning of next week's lecture (November 26th). It will cover Diffie-Hellman and Public Key Cryptography. Good luck!

Assignment 1

Assignment 1 has been posted. It is due November 30th, 11:59 pm.

T02's tutorial this week

This week's information security tutorial for T02 will be on Wednesday the 2nd slot in C6.209.

Quiz 3 content

The topics included in Quiz 3 are: Key management (from lecture 8) and hashing (lecture 10)

Quiz 3 is on Monday the 2nd slot

Quiz 3 will be held on Monday the 2nd slot in H9. We will begin the quiz at 10 am sharp. Please be on time.

No more tutorials

There are IS tutorials this week.

Assignment 2

Assignment 2 has been posted! the deadline is the 14th of December, 11:59 pm. Happy hacking ;)

Term presentation

If you will go for the presentation option, please email me your team by Thursday night at most. --Khamis

Term report

In case you chose the term report option, the report should discuss the 3 main points mentioned in the project description, for each of the 3 attacks. We do not require any minimum number of pages, nor any specific style or structure in writing, just show us that you've done your research and understood the 3 main points of each attack. Submission will be through the MET website.

ACM Session

Tuesday, February 16th, beginning 8:30 AM, an ACM session will be held in C7.303 to explain basic graph algorithms.

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