MTH 233, Introduction to Cryptography

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Prerequisites

Some mathematical sophistication required. MTH 162 or 171 or 230 recommended.

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Description

Private-key cryptosystems, from a historical introduction through DES and AES. Public-key systems, including RSA and Diffie-Hellman; primality testing and factorization. Digital signatures and security protocols.

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