I538 Introduction to Cryptography

Credits: 3

This class considers issues of network security, treating in depth the topics covered in INFO-I 536. In particular, the class involves adversarial modeling, a detailed treatment of security primitives, and methods for analysis of security. It spans the ethics and technology of security, with examples drawn both from deployed and proposed protocols. Topics to be covered include studies of rational and malicious cheating, symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, security reductions and heuristics.

  • Course History

      Spring 2018

      Instructor: Yan Huang
      Time: 11:15AM-12:30PM Mon, Wed
      Location: IF0006

      Spring 2017

      Instructor: Ryan Henry
      Time: 1:00PM-2:15PM Tue, Thu
      Location: Ballantine Hall, Room 322

      Fall 2015

      Instructor: Ryan Henry
      Time: 2:30PM-3:45PM Tue, Thu
      Location: Informatics West, Room 107

      Spring 2015

      Instructor: Ryan Henry
      Time: 2:30PM-3:45PM Mon, Wed
      Location: ACC118