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Autumn semester 2011, course no. 252-1411-00, (4 ECTS)
Lectures: Tuesday, 13-15h, in ML H 41.1.
First lecture: 20.09.2011, Last lecture: 13.12.2011
Exercises: every second Friday, 13-15h, in CAB E 87.2 (enter via 88.1).
First exercise: 30.09.2011
- 19.09.2011: The website is online.
- 29.09.2011: The assignment of students to lab slots is now online.
- 10.10.2011: The lab instructions and information about the cantenna exercise are now online.
- 30.11.2011: Information, times/dates for the oral exam are now available.
Core elements: Wireless communication channel, Wireless network architectures and protocols, Attacks on wireless networks, Protection techniques.
Course content: Wireless channel basics. Wireless electronic warfare: jamming and target tracking. Basic security protocols in cellular, WLAN and multi-hop networks. Recent advances in security of multi-hop networks; RFID privacy challenges and solutions.
Learning objectives: After this course, the students should be able to: describe and classify security goals and attacks in wireless networks; describe security architectures of the following wireless systems and networks: 802.11, GSM/UMTS, RFID, ad hoc/sensor networks; reason about security protocols for wireless network; implement mechanisms to secure 802.11 networks.
Oral exam = 80% of the grade
20% exercises and related reports
Lecture 1: Introduction, Basic Security Notions, Wireless Communication Basics [PDF]
Lecture 3 (check Lecture 2 slides)
Lecture 4 [PDF]
Lecture 5 [PDF]
Lecture 6 & 7 [PDF]
Lecture 8 [PDF]
Lecture 9 [PDF]
Lecture 11 [PDF]
The lab manual can be downloaded from here.
You will have to enter your ETHZ username and password in order to be able to access it. Please note that the lab manual might be updated from time to time. So, keep on checking the website for updates!
The final assignment of students to lab slots can be found here.
If you cannot find your name on this schedule, please come to our lab on Friday the 30th of September between 13:00 and 17:00 and we will try to assign you to a lab slot.
The lab instructions are now online.
The presentations for the cantenna exercise will be held during the last lecture of the semester (on the 13th of December 2011). Each group is expected to prepare and present a 5 min presentation (preferably using slides).
The dates/times of the oral exam for each student can be found here.
The oral exam will be held at the specified times/dates in CNB F 102.2 and is expected to last approximately 20 minutes per student.
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