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Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 
Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

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CSCI 6230 - Cryptography and Network Security I

A self-contained course that includes topics from number theory, basic cryptography, and protocol security. This is a hybrid course with sufficient depth in both theory and hands-on experience with network protocols. Topics include: Classical Cryptography, Block Ciphers (DES, AES), Information Theoretical Cryptography, Randomness, RNG and Stream Ciphers, Hash and MAC Algorithms, Public-Key Cryptography, Elliptic Curve Cryptography, Digital Signatures and Identification, Internet Attacks, Web Security, SSL and PGP. Students cannot receive credit for both CSCI 4230 and CSCI 6230.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CSCI 2300; also desirable is CSCI 4210 and CSCI 4220.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Cross Listed: CSCI 4230

Credit Hours: 3

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