Syracuse University 

Crypto Lab  Oneway Hash Function and MACOverviewThe learning objective of this lab is for students to get familiar with oneway hash functions and Message Authentication Code (MAC). After finishing the lab, in addition to gaining a deeper undertanding of the concepts, students should be able to use tools and write programs to generate oneway hash value and MAC for a given message.Lab Description and Tasks (PDF)
Recommended Time: 1 weekHelpful DocumentsStudent FeedbacksTo help us understand how effectively this lab has enhanced students' learning in computer security, we asked students to fill out an anonymous survey right after they finish the lab. We started to conduct the survey since 2007. The survey results depicted in the following are aggregate results over several years.
