University of Colorado System
Basic Cryptography and Programming with Crypto API
University of Colorado System

Basic Cryptography and Programming with Crypto API

This course is part of Fundamentals of Computer Network Security Specialization

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Edward Chow

Instructor: Edward Chow

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module we learn the basic concepts and principles of crytography, introduce the basic concept of cryptoanalysis using mono-alphabetic substitution cipher as an example, and discuss the one-time-pad and quantum key distribution concepts.

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6 videos6 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module we present the basic mechanism of symmetric key crytography algorithms, discuss the DES and AES standard, describe the criteria for selecting AES standard, present the block cipher operating modes and discuss how the block swapping attacks and replay attacks can be prevented and detected.

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6 videos5 readings1 quiz1 peer review

In this module we will learn the modular arithmetic, the Euler Totient Theorm, the RSA Asymmetric Crypto Algorithm, use OpenSSL to realize the basic operations of RSA Crypto Algorithm, and Diffie-Hellman Symmetric Key Exchange Protocol to derive session keys.

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5 videos5 readings1 quiz1 peer review

In this module, we learn how to use Crypto API to write secure programs for encrypting and decrypting documents, and for signing and verify documents. We then apply the techniques to enhance the registration process of a web site which ensures the account created is actually belonging to the owner of the email account the request profile.

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3 videos3 readings1 quiz

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Edward Chow
University of Colorado System
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