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MATH-M 453: CRYPTOGRAPHY (3 credits)


The course covers encryption and decryption in secure codes. Topics include: Cryptosystems and their cryptanalysis, Data Encryption Standard, differential cryptanalysis, Euclidean algorithm, Chinese remainder theorem, RSA cryptosystem, primarily testing, factoring algorithms, EIGamal cryptosystem, discrete log problems, other public key cryptosystems, signature schemes, hash functions, key distribution and key agreement.