Cryptography and Data Security

Course Type: 
CS
Code: 
4290
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Mathematical principles of cryptography and data security. Introduces relevant algebra and number theory. Discusses developments in cryptography, including the data encryption standard (DES), public-key encryption (RSA), cryptographic hash functions, digital signatures, key safeguarding schemes, and cryptographic protocols such as key exchange and entity authentication, identification schemes, electronic elections and digital cash.

Prerequisites: 

Undergraduate level MTH 2530 Minimum Grade of D

Restrictions: 
May not be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Intending Egr & CS. Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Egr & Computer Sci.