Introduction to cryptology

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Description

Keeping information private from preying eyes and ears and making sure that even small modifications introduced to a message in transmission get detected is the goal of cryptography. The art and science of secret writing goes back to at least to Julius Caesar who described encryption in De Bello Gallico. This course gives an introduction to cryptology, covering historical encryption schemes as well as RSA (the most common system on the internet) to show how the systems work and are attacked.
Course period1/09/13 → …
Course levelAdvanced
Course formatCourse