Guest Lecture on ” Integrity and Authentication in Cryptography and Cyber security”



The guest lecture on “Integrity and Authentication in Cryptography and Cyber security” was held on 07.09.2023 through Google Meet from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm for III Year & IV Year CSE Students by Dr. R.Bhuvaneswari, AP, Amrita School of Computing, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita University, Chennai. The lecture aimed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental concepts of integrity and authentication in the context of cryptography and cyber security.

Key Points Covered  based on Anna University Curriculum :

       Authentication function – MAC – Hash function – Security of hash function: HMAC, CMAC – SHA – Digital signature and authentication protocols – DSS – Schnorr Digital Signature Scheme – ElGamal cryptosystem

The lecture concluded by emphasizing that integrity and authentication are foundational principles in cryptography and cyber security, serving as the basis for trust in digital interactions. As technology continues to advance, understanding and implementing robust integrity and authentication measures become increasingly critical.


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