Introduction to Modern Cryptography (E-Learning Seminar)

Lecturer (Online): Dan Boneh

This (E-Learning) course introduces the main ideas and methodology of media security and especially modern cryptography. Furthermore, it adresses the application and analysis of cryptographic algorithms.

The class requires you to sign up at the Coursera online course and enroll into the course Cryptography I by Dan Boneh that has started on April 16th. The lecture slides and videos can be found at the coursera course website.

Class Meeting:  -


  • (German) J. Buchmann: Einführung in die Kryptographie, Springer Verlag.
  • (German) A. Beutelspacher: Kryptologie, Vieweg Verlag.
  • (German) Beutelspacher, Schwenk, Wolfenstetter: Moderne Verfahren der Kryptographie, Vieweg Verlag.
  • (English) D. R. Stinson: Cryptography Theory and Practice, CRC Press.
  • (German) C. Eckert: IT-Sicherheit. Konzepte - Verfahren - Protokolle,  Oldenbourg.
  • (English) A. J. Menezes, P. C. van Oorschot, S. A. Vanstone: Handbook of  Applied Cryptography, CRC Press.

Target Audience:

Computer Science and Media, M.Sc.


Written/Oral Exam (depending on the number of participants)