Fundamentals of Information Security


CS/ECE 5560: Principles of information security and relevant mathematical concepts.  Classical ciphers, relevant abstract algebra and number theory, symmetric-key ciphers, cipher modes of operation, and asymmetric-key ciphers.  Cryptographic hash functions and message authentication codes.  Elliptic curve cryptography and cryptosystems.  Applications and standards relevant to network and computer security.  Pre: Graduate Standing. (3H, 3C)

Prerequisites: Graduate Standing

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