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12.04.2019

Re-exam grades now visible

The re-exam grades are now visible in the CMS.

Re-exam inspection is possible next week:

  • Date: Tuesday, April 16
  • Time: from 11:30 to 13:30
  • Location: CISPA 0.07
26.03.2019

Re-exam is tomorrow at 14:00 in the G√ľnter-Hotz-Lecture-Hall

Reminder: the re-exam is tomorrow, Tuesday March 27, at 14:00-16:00 in the Günter-Hotz-Lecture-Hall.

25.03.2019

Re-exam registration for people who cannot register in LSF

For those who cannot register in LSF: If you would like to participate in the re-exam, please send your tutor an e-mail as soon as possible if you have not done so already. (If you did not attend a tutorial, please send it to the lecturer.)

 

20.03.2019

Re-exam registration

We aim to release the grades into LSF by Thursday morning at the latest.

The re-exam registration deadline has been extended to Saturday, March 23rd.

 

14.03.2019

Exam inspection

There will be an opportunity to inspect the exam on Monday March 18, between 11:00 and 13:00 in Room 0.07 in the CISPA building.

27.02.2019

What to bring to the exam

Please don't forget to bring your student ID to the exam. Additionally, it is recommended to bring two pens (black or blue, no other colors, no pencils) in case one fails.

It is recommended to arrive early (around 9:45) so the exam can start on time.

 

26.02.2019

Seating plan for exam

Dear all, 

For the exam on Wednesday, please follow the following direction.

  • If your last name (family name) starts with a character in the range [A..M], then your exam will take place in the Günter-Hotz-Lecture Hall.
  • If your last name starts with a... Read more

Dear all, 

For the exam on Wednesday, please follow the following direction.

  • If your last name (family name) starts with a character in the range [A..M], then your exam will take place in the Günter-Hotz-Lecture Hall.
  • If your last name starts with a character in the range [N..Z], then your exam will take place in HS I in E2 5 (Mathematics building).
24.02.2019

Location and duration of exam

Dear all, 

The locations of the exam will be the Günter-Hotz-Lecture Hall and HS I in E2 5 (Mathematics building). We aim to release a seating plan by Tuesday morning.

The exam will be from 10:00 - 12:00 (2 hours) on Wednesday.

Good luck!

 

 

19.02.2019

Exam update

Dear all,

A few updates regarding the exam:

  1. If you did not pass three mini-tests this year, but were admitted to the exam last year, you can attend the exam this year. Please send an e-mail to your tutor or the lecturer if you have not done so already.
  2. If... Read more

Dear all,

A few updates regarding the exam:

  1. If you did not pass three mini-tests this year, but were admitted to the exam last year, you can attend the exam this year. Please send an e-mail to your tutor or the lecturer if you have not done so already.
  2. If you are able to, please register in LSF.
    If your study object doesn't support it, let us know (if you have not done so already.)
  3. For the exam, we will not ask questions about the "TLS guest lecture" (TLS13) and "trusted computing" (trusted-computing) slide sets.
10.02.2019

Tutors open office hour & mini-test update

Two updates:

  1. Monday Feb 11, there will be an open office session with the tutors, where you can ask questions and check results. The slot will be 11:00 -- 14:00, and is scheduled to be in SR016 in e13.
  2. There was a mismatch in the scoping of the last... Read more

Two updates:

  1. Monday Feb 11, there will be an open office session with the tutors, where you can ask questions and check results. The slot will be 11:00 -- 14:00, and is scheduled to be in SR016 in e13.
  2. There was a mismatch in the scoping of the last mini-test and in particular the second question. We will adapt the grading to ensure that this does not affect anyone negatively. 
03.02.2019

Ex10 and final mini-test

  • Exercise 10 is now online.
  • The scope of the final minitest is from Software Security "Format String Attacks" (in slide set 8-3) up to and including System Security (slide set 10). 
01.02.2019

Reminder: no lecture today

As announced previously, there is no lecture today. Last two lectures are next week on Tuesday and Friday as usual.

25.01.2019

Exercise 09 available

Exercise 09 is now available for download.

18.01.2019

Scope of mini-test 4

The scope of the fourth mini-test will be:
Software Security slide sets 1-3, up to (but not including) 'Format String Attacks' (slide 63).

 

17.01.2019

Exercise 08 available

Tutorial exercise 08 is now available.

15.01.2019

No lecture on January 22nd

There will be no lecture on Tuesday January 22nd.

10.01.2019

New tutorial exercise

The new tutorial exercise is now available for download.

04.01.2019

Restarting lecture and third mini-test on January 11

Happy 2019!

Four updates:

  1. The lecture will resume on Tuesday, January 8th.
  2. The new exercise 6 is now online.
  3. Unfortunately, we have to cancel Tutorial 3 on Thursdays until further notice. We will re-open assignment for other tutorial sessions as soon as... Read more

Happy 2019!

Four updates:

  1. The lecture will resume on Tuesday, January 8th.
  2. The new exercise 6 is now online.
  3. Unfortunately, we have to cancel Tutorial 3 on Thursdays until further notice. We will re-open assignment for other tutorial sessions as soon as possible. 
  4. The next mini-test is on Friday, January 11th, at 12:15. The topics cover everything up to and including exercise 5 and the corresponding lectures. (The lectures corresponding to exercise 6 will not be part of mini-test 3)
07.12.2018

Update on lecture dates and mini-tests.

The last lecture of 2018 will be on December 18, and we will start in 2019 again on January 8. The final lecture will be on February 8.

The remaining three mini-tests will be on:

  • January 11, 2019
  • January 25, 2019
  • February 8, 2019
04.12.2018

Scope of mini-test 2

The scope of the second mini-test is:

  • Protocols (including TLS 1.2 and earlier)
  • PKI

There may be lightweight questions about anonymity, but these will not go beyond the material on the slides.

Not part of this mini-test:

The scope of the second mini-test is:

  • Protocols (including TLS 1.2 and earlier)
  • PKI

There may be lightweight questions about anonymity, but these will not go beyond the material on the slides.

Not part of this mini-test:

  • TLS 1.3 guest lecture
  • Web security
  • Network security
30.11.2018

Second mini-test on Dec. 7

On Friday December 7th we will have the second mini test at 12:15.

 

20.11.2018

Opportunities

As announced in the lecture, Mozilla has several internship positions open here:

https://careers.mozilla.org/listings/?position_type=Intern

Here at CISPA, Prof. Cremers is is also hiring hiwis, PhD students, and postdocs:

http://cascremers.com/open-positions.html

19.11.2018

Exam dates

The exam dates for the lecture have now been fixed:

  • February 27th from 10.00 - 13.00 - End of Term Exam
  • March 27th  from 14.00 - 17.00 - Re-Exam
19.11.2018

Exercise for second tutorial

We have uploaded the exercise sheet for the second tutorial in the materials section.

11.11.2018

Exercise for first tutorial

The exercise for the first tutorial is now available in the materials section.

09.11.2018

Tutorials and mini-tests starting dates

Tutorials

Tutorials will start in the week of November 19; details to follow.

Mini-tests

The first mini-test will be on Friday November 23 at the start of the lecture. Students are required to pass at least 50% of the mini-tests to participate in the final exam.

09.11.2018

Slide decks on Protocols and TLS 1.3 now available.

Please see the materials section.

09.11.2018

No lecture on Tuesday November 13

Note that there is no lecture on Tuesday November 13. The next lecture will be on Friday November 16.

30.10.2018

First two slide decks uploaded

The slide sets for 01:introduction and 02:crypto are now available in the information/materials section.

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Security

The Security core lecture ("Stammvorlesung") will be offered in winter term '18/'19. Details to follow soon. Please check this website regularly to see updates. Our periodic schedule for the two lecture a week will be:

  • Tue 10:15-11:45 (in Guenter-Hotz lecture room)
  • Fri 12:15-11:45 (in Guenter-Hotz lecture room)

We'll use this place to update you on when the lecture will start. Registration in this CMS is required until 31.10.2018. LSF exam registration is required to participate in the exams, and is now open.



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