INFS 767 Fall 2001:
Take-home Examination 1 for August 30, 2001:
- Due in class on September 13, 2001.
- This is an examination. You must write the answer yourself
without ANY discussion with anyone else.
- Provide a signed statement with your submission stating, I have
not given help or taken help from anyone on this assignment.
- Read the paper
Networked Cryptographic Devices Resilient to Capture
by Philip MacKenzie and Michael K. Reiter. Read only the RSA
portions, ignore the DSA and ElGamal portions. Ignore the theorems and proofs.
Submit a typed critique of this paper. Maximum 500
words. Discuss what problem the authors are claiming to solve and how
effective is their solution. What are the major disadvantages of
their solution? Do not exceed 500 words.