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Overview

This course provides details of the history, theoretical foundations, and the current state of cryptographic algorithms. Topics may include classical cipher design and analysis; modern private key block cipher design, details, modes of use and analysis; stream ciphers; an introduction to number theory; public key encryption algorithms; digital signatures and hash functions; key management, X.509 certificates and certificate authorities; quantum computing and quantum cryptography.
Study Level

Undergraduate

Offering Terms

Semester 1

Campus

Canberra

Indicative contact hours

3

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Fees

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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