Download Crypto18CS744 Module-2 Cryptography VTU Notes 7th Semester pdf

Download Module-2 Crypto 18CS744 Cryptography 7th Semester VTU Notes Pdf

(Effective from the academic year 2018 -2019)
Course Code 18CS744 CIE Marks 40
Number of Contact Hours/Week 2:2:0 SEE Marks 60
Total Number of Contact Hours 08 Exam Hours 03



Public-Key Cryptography and RSA:

Principles of public-key cryptosystems. Public-key cryptosystems. Applications for public-key cryptosystems, requirements for public-key cryptosystems. public-key cryptanalysis. The RSA algorithm, desription of the algorithm, computational aspects, the security of RSA.

Other Public-Key Cryptosystems:

Diffie-hellman key exchange, The algorithm, key exchange protocols, man in the middle attack,Elgamal Cryptographic systems

Textbook 1: Ch. 9, Ch. 10.1,10.2

RBT: L1, L2

Course outcomes:

The students should be able to:

  • Define cryptography and its principles
  • Explain Cryptography algorithms
  • Illustrate Public and Private key cryptography
  • Explain Key management, distribution and ceritification
  • Explain authentication protocols
  • Tell about IPSec

Question paper pattern:

  • The question paper will have ten questions.
  • There will be 2 questions from each module.
  • Each question will have questions covering all the topics under a module.
  • The students will have to answer 5 full questions, selecting one full question from each module.

Text Books:

1. William Stallings: Cryptography and Network Security, Pearson 6th edition.

Reference Books:

1. V K Pachghare: Cryptography and Information Security, PHI 2nd Edition


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