Jan 13, 2020
Provides a comprehensive introduction to cryptographic history, current technology, best practices and known attacker techniques. A great deal of material is covered in a relatively compact program.
Dec 15, 2017
This course gives is perfect to start learning cryptography, explanations are detailed, topics carefully selected combining theory with real world examples and making emphasis in important details.
By Simon C•
Aug 16, 2017
My background is in mathematics, I found this course had very good explanations as well as a range of optional further reading / exercises.
By Vijai K S•
Jun 14, 2016
This time it will be finished. I have such a craze on cryptography and network security. i want to finish the course perfectly this time :)
Jun 19, 2022
Very good approach to introduce the student in the cryptography world.
Tank you Dan Boneh!
Thank you Coursera!
Thank you Stanford University!
By Petar P•
May 24, 2020
Amazing content, great structure, easy examples even for first-timers, and a handful of extra-reading resources. Recommended for everyone.
By Sangar S•
Jun 28, 2020
This course is filled with a great amount of information covered at a fast pace. A must do course if you need to get into Cyber Security.
By Olusola A•
Jun 12, 2018
Good pace , reading along the transcribed speeches of the professor.The professor broke down the lesson into easily understandable bits.
By Waleed A•
Jun 13, 2017
This is really awesome for basic learners of cryptography. This course motivated me to choose Cybersecurity field for my future studies.
By Henry H•
Apr 19, 2022
Course was fun and very interesting, particularly the programming assignments. Beware, some of the math topics were fairly challenging!
By Filip K•
May 27, 2021
Thank you for creating this course and enabling anyone with a smartphone and an internet connection to learn this powerful technology.
By Vigneswaran R•
Oct 31, 2019
Very interesting. A little fast paced. As suggested, we should pause, think, and then continue, in order to get most out of the course.
By Bastien T•
Feb 25, 2018
Many thanks to Dan Boneh and everyone involved in preparing this amazing course!
I can't wait for Cryptography 2 (hopefully this fall?).
By Humberto M•
Apr 7, 2017
Excellent course. Dan explains crypto from the ground up making it easy to understand more advanced constructions as the weeks advance.
By Sergei M•
Aug 24, 2020
Very informative and convinient course, everything is pretty easy to understand thanks to Stanford University, Coursera and Dan Boneh!
By Wessel v W•
Nov 28, 2019
Awesome, good explanations, pretty hard on the math area (for me) but once you understand the way Dan explains it it's easy to follow.
By Augusto H d L Q•
Sep 23, 2019
O Curso é ótimo, está me ajudando bastante, faço o download dos videos e do material e estudo em casa e me preparo para as avaliações!
By Jocelyn H•
May 4, 2017
This was a very helpful introductory course I would recommend to anyone with no experience. Lectures were clear and easily understood.
By James T•
Jun 30, 2021
Very good course for anyone with some programming background. An pre-requisite understanding of modular arithmetic would be helpful.
By Rodrigo R P•
Nov 21, 2019
An amazing course. As a person who deals directly with cryptography i see myself with a huge knowledge improvement doing this course
By Satvik C•
Jan 22, 2017
There is no reason why this course deserves anything less than 5 stars.
Everthying is nicely explained and there is so much to learn.
By Andrés G•
Aug 3, 2016
Teacher is very clear and the course contents are very good. This course is highly recommendable to any who is interested in crypto.
By Manazir A•
Apr 18, 2016
Fantastic course. I am getting preliminary idea of cryptography from this course. Hope to take the "Cryptography II" course as well.
By JOHAN E•
Mar 8, 2018
Awesome course. Really tough math wise for me, having come into this straight out of high school. Made it though, and learnt heaps!
By carlos g•
Jan 10, 2018
great course i learn a lot and let me know that i need to learn a lot more, thanks Dan and all the folks that answer on the forums
By Purusharth A•
Nov 4, 2017
Best course for learning cryptography. Assignments questions are challenging and test every knowledge you learn during the course.
By Daniel B•
Jul 13, 2018
Amazing course full of useful content! Professor Dan Boneh presents complex cryptographic topics in a very understandable manner.