Introduction to Cryptography

Number: 
CMPSC 178
Level: 
Undergraduate
Units: 
4

Description

Prerequisite: Computer Science 24 with a grade of C or better; Computer Science 40 with a grade of C or better; and PSTAT 120A or 121A or ECE 139 or permission of instructor.
An introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of cryptography and cryptanalysis. Topics include: The Shannon Theory, classical systems, the enigma machine, the data encryption standard, public key systems, digital signatures, file security.