v  Subject matter note that this sheet is based on the fourth edition of Stallings exam will be Tuesday, May 4 in class, unless we are not in session.

v  Coverage

  Through Thursday, April 22, 2010

  Chapters 15 through 20

  Knowledge of key distribution, authentication and encryption capabilities of your browser. You may choose which one -

v  Preparation

  Read chapters 15 through 20

  Investigate your browser and do some surfing of certification authority practices

  Suggested problems diagnosis is more important than exact analysis on these

  15.4, 15.6

  16.2, 16.3

  17.2, 17.3

  18.6, 18.8

  19.2

v  Exam methodology

  See exam policies

  Open book and notes (avoids memorization)

  Mostly short-answer

  What if

  Why

  Invent a way to do---

  Protocol analysis and diagnosis

         Expect an essay question related to how key distribution, authentication and encryption capabilities of your browser

         SSL and https emphasis some on e-commerce practices

         How do attacks on stored passwords (such as in Firefox or Internet Explorer) work and how do you defend against them.

  Learn capabilities, not forgettable details

  Emphasis is more on protocols and algorithm consequences than on ciphers themselves