Nov 14, 2019  
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CS 4730 - Applied Cryptography

Credits: (4)
This course provides an introduction to the principles of number theory and how they are applied to cryptographic algorithms. Different topics that will be examined are: several classic ciphers, modern cryptographic methods, symmetric encryption, public key cryptography, hash functions, key management, digital signatures, certificates, electronic mail security, steganography, and recent developments affecting security and privacy on the Internet. The focus will be on how cryptography and their application can maintain privacy and security in computer networks. Prerequisite: CS 2420  and either MATH 1630  or CS 2130 .



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