Computer Science (COMP)
School of Computer Science
Faculty of Science
COMP 4109 [0.5 credit]
Applied CryptographyPractical aspects of cryptography. Pseudo random number generation, symmetric cryptography (stream and block ciphers), modes of operation, hash functions, message and entity authentication protocols, zero knowledge, pitfalls deploying public-key encryption and digital signatures, key distribution, secret-sharing.
Precludes additional credit for COMP 4103.
Prerequisites: COMP 2402 and one of MATH 2007, MATH 2107 or MATH 3101.
Lectures three hours a week.
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