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Spring 2013 Semester
Nov 27, 2015
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CS 6750 - Cryptography and Communications Security
Studies the design and use of cryptographic systems for communications and other applications such as e-commerce. Discusses the history of cryptographic systems, the mathematical theory behind the design, their vulnerability, and the different cryptanalytic attacks. Topics include stream ciphers including shift register sequences; block ciphers, such as DES and AES; public-key systems including RSA, discrete logarithms; signature schemes; hash functions, such as MD5 and SHA1; and protocol schemes including identification schemes, zero-knowledge proofs, authentication schemes, and secret sharing schemes. Discusses key management problems including Needham-Schroeder protocols and certificates. Prereq. CS 5800 or CS 7800.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Computer Science Department

Course Attributes:
GSCS Computer & Info Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Graduate level CS 5800 Minimum Grade of C- or Undergraduate level CS 5800 Minimum Grade of D- or Graduate level CS 7800 Minimum Grade of C-

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