COMPGA12 - Applied Cryptography
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|Code||COMPGA12 (Also taught as COMPM064)|
|Taught By||Nicolas Courtois (100%)|
Understanding how cryptographic algorithms keys and protocols, and an appropriate hardware (software) environment can solve security problems (confidentiality, integrity, authenticity). Showing how security is achieved in reallife systems in areas of telecom, government/identity, buildings/transportation, payment.
Learning how security problems are solved in the industry, and understanding why specific choices are made.