B504 Introduction to Cryptography
Prerequisite(s): Familiar with basic algebra, combinatorics and probability theory recommended.
The course provides students with a foundational introduction to cryptography. Students learn the basic primitives used in cryptography such as symmetric encryption, public-key encryption, message authentication codes, digital signatures, cryptographic hashes and related material. Computational aspects of modern cryptography are stressed, as are appropriate security models, and computational security reductions.
Instructor: Yan Huang
Time: 11:15AM-12:30PM Mon, Wed
Instructor: Ryan Henry
Time: 1:00PM-2:15PM Tue, Thu
Location: Ballantine Hall, Room 322