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Fall 2019
Sep 22, 2019
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CSCI 1510 - Introduction to Cryptography and Computer Security
This course studies the tools for guaranteeing safe communication and computation in an adversarial setting. We develop notions of security and give provably secure constructions for such cryptographic objects as cryptosystems, signature schemes and pseudorandom generators. We also review the principles for secure system design. Prerequisites: CSCI 0220, and either CSCI 0510 or CSCI 1010.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Primary Meeting

Computer Science Department

Undergraduate level CSCI 0220 Minimum Grade of S and (Undergraduate level CSCI 0510 Minimum Grade of S or Undergraduate level CSCI 1010 Minimum Grade of S)

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