Communication and Distributed Systems

Network Security

Updated information for the lecture Network Security will only be announced and made available in ILIAS. All resources and the slides (as PDF) will only be accessible there. No print version of the script/slides will be handed out.



  • The lecture takes place on Mondays from 10:15-12:00
  • The exercise takes place on Mondays from 12:15-13:00
  • Period: 17.02.2020- 29.05.2020
  • Presentation of Projects: --
  • Location: Room 003 (Engehaldenstrasse 8)
  • Exam: 08.06.2020


  • Introduction
  • Cryptography Basics
  • Network Authentication
  • Kerberos and Federated Identity Management
  • Digital Signatures and Public Key Infrastructures
  • Transport Layer Security
  • Internet Protocol Security
  • Domain Name System Security
  • Securing Electronic Mail
  • Secure Access to Web and Cloud Resources
  • Security in Mobile and Cellular Networks
  • Security in Wireless Local Area Networks
  • Internet of Things Security


The first lecture will take place on Monday, 17.02.2020 at 10:15 in UniBE, Engehaldenstrasse 8, room 003.