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Cryptography

95-749

Units: 6

Description

This course emphasizes the practical employment of crytography. Topics include:

*Techniques used to design cryptographic mechanisms (block and stream ciphers, hash algorithms, digital certificates, and others)

* How these mechanisms have been incorporated into modern security technologies

*Practical application of these methods to incorporate security into cyber activities

Learning Outcomes

Cryptography: Purpose, background, types, employment

The mechanisms behind cryptography

Block ciphers

Stream Ciphers

Hash Functions

Public key Cryptography

Digital Signatures

Transport Layer security

Commercial Cryptography Deployments

Prerequisites Description

Students should have a general knowledge of IT principles, cybersecurity topics, and some familiarity with mathmatical concepts

Syllabus