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CISC 468 Cryptography

CISC 468  Cryptography  Units: 3.00  

Fundamentals of cryptographic algorithms: secure pseudorandom number generators, hash functions, symmetric-key cryptography (stream ciphers, block ciphers); public-key cryptography (encryption and decryption, digital signatures, key agreement). Applications of cryptography to secure communication protocols and systems.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a School of Computing Plan and a minimum grade of a C- (obtained in any term) or a 'Pass' (obtained in Winter 2020) in (CISC 235 and CISC 335).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science