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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; restricted to students in the College of Computer and Information Science.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
Computer Science Department
GSCS Computer & Info Science