University of London
Introduction to Applied Cryptography
University of London

Introduction to Applied Cryptography

Taught in English

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19 hours to complete
3 weeks at 6 hours a week
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There are 4 modules in this course

In week 1 we discuss the need for cryptography and the core security services it provides.

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6 videos11 readings3 quizzes3 discussion prompts

In week 2 we discuss uses of cryptography to support a wide range of digital systems.

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4 videos2 readings1 quiz3 discussion prompts

In week 3 we explain the main components of a cryptosystem and introduce some core terminology.

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4 videos3 readings3 quizzes3 discussion prompts

In week 4 we identify various ways in which an attacker could try to overcome the protection offered by cryptography.

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5 videos7 readings5 quizzes1 peer review2 discussion prompts


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4.8 (26 ratings)
Professor Keith M. Martin
University of London
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