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Course Description

In this course students learn the fundamentals of cryptography, which is a necessary tool for protecting information in computer systems. Topics include security and cryptography, stream and block ciphers, symmetric and asymmetric encryption, public key infrastructure (PKI) encryption, public key encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, and digital certificates.

Learner Outcomes

  • Learn the concept of cryptography and basic terminologies related to key encryption
  • Explain different types of ciphers, their classification, and operation principles
  • Differentiate the symmetric and asymmetric key encryption
  • Understand public key encryption
  • Describe hash functions
  • Understand digital signatures and digital certificates and protection against threats

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course. Good math skills and a desire to learn about Cryptography are recommended.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Cryptography Fundamentals
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, W
Time (Central Time)
5:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Mar 20, 2023 to Mar 29, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
12.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $1,695.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
Cryptography Fundamentals
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time (Central Time)
5:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Apr 04, 2023 to Apr 13, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
12.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $1,695.00
Potential Discount(s)
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