CS172-CS283 Quiz 1 Preparation Guidance- 20090915

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CS172/283 Quiz 1 Preparation Guidance - 20090915 1. Make sure you understand the concepts associated with the triad of core information security services 2. Review assigned readings and be prepared to explain briefly in each case, what specific security service is being threatened by a potential or real attacker or is being protected by a mitigating control/action/mechanism. 3. Review the class presentations and make sure you understand the mathematical concepts behind classical cryptography (e.g. modular arithmetic, including congruence, and multiplicative inverse).
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Review the class presentations and make sure you understand each of the classical ciphers that were reviewed in class sessions 1 and 2. 5. Although I have not yet assigned any homework, you might want to, on your own, attempt to answer a few of the problems at the end of chapter 1 of Matt Daviss text, if only, to take some time to apply the basic concepts of chapter 1 . 6. There will not be any questions pertaining to Stream Ciphers on the quiz since we have not yet covered that material CS172/283 Quiz 1 Preparation Guidance - 20090915 Page 1...
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