CSCE 477/877: Cryptography and Computer Security

Prereqs: CSCE 310 or CSCE 311; MATH 314.
Introductory course on cryptography and computer security. Topics: classical cryptography (substitution, Vigenere, Hill and permutation ciphers, and the one-time pad); Block ciphers and stream ciphers; The Data Encryption Standard; Public-key cryptography, including RSA and El-Gamal systems; Signature schemes, including the Digital Signature Standard; Key exchange, key management and identification protocols.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom


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