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CISC 3240 Cryptography and Cryptanalysis

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 18.5.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

4 hours; 4 credits

An introduction to mathematical cryptography. Various cryptographic systems. Basic cryptanalytic attacks. Modern cryptographic systems; authentication; factorization attacks. This course is the same as Mathematics 3107.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 2101 [10.1] or permission of the chair.


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