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Fall 2017
Sep 25, 2017
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COSC 260 - Codes & Ciphers
This course will describe the basic principles of cryptography and how it is used in modern computer and communication systems. It will cover simple ciphers, modern ciphers, public-key cryptography, steganography, and cryptanalysis. Students will learn how cryptography is used for message secrecy, integrity, authentication, and digital signatures. Application areas to be discussed include e-mail, files, network communications, and electronic payments. Students will write and use cryptographic software.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Computer Science Department

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