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This course introduces cryptography by addressing topics such as ciphers that were used before World War II, block cipher algorithms, the advanced encryption standard for a symmetric-key encryption adopted by the U.S. government, MD5 and SHA-1 hash functions, and the message authentication code. The course will focus on public key cryptography (as exemplified by the RSA algorithm), elliptic curves, the Diffie-Hellman key exchange, and the elliptic curve discrete logarithm problem. The course... More
Material Type: Online Course
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Date Added to MERLOT: January 27, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 27, 2012
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Submitter: Sean Connor
Keywords: Elliptic Curve, Cryptanalysis, Computer Science, Encryption, RSA, Authentication, Code, Ciphers, Key Exchange, Public Key Cryptography, Hash Functions


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Primary Audience: College Upper Division
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Language: English
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