2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

CS 457 Applied Cryptography

Introduction of basic principles and application of cryptography. Topics include encryption, decryption, private and public key systems, and their mathematical foundation: divisibility and Euclidean algorithm, arithmetic of congruences, and large prime numbers. Projects are implementations of related algorithms. LISP and JAVA are recommended languages. Prerequisite: CS 222 with a C- or better grade.