CS475 Midterm Review

The test will be closed book, but you can have a page of notes. Be prepared for detailed questions on the following: Be prepared for questions of a more general nature on: The test is divided into 5 sections:
  1. Encryption.
  2. Viruses.
  3. SQL Injection.
  4. Certificaties and Hash Functions.
  5. Presentation Questions.

The RSA Question

There's a question requiring you to understand how RSA works. It's not a very hard question, but you should review the RSA algorithm as close to the test as possible. Make a public/private key pair, and encrypt and decrypt something. The numbers will be contrived to avoid impossibly-large numbers on the test. It may be sensible to include an example on your notes.