Print and PDF Options

COMP 4109 [0.5 credit] Applied Cryptography

Practical aspects of cryptography. Pseudo random number generation, symmetric cryptography (stream and block ciphers), modes of operation, hash functions, message and entity authentication protocols, zero knowledge, pitfalls deploying public-key encryption and digital signatures, key distribution, secret-sharing.
Prerequisite(s): one of COMP 2402 or SYSC 2100 and COMP 2804.
Lectures three hours a week.