Short Description

Discover the basic mathematics behind private-key and public-key cryptography. You will learn how to describe and analyse several well-known techniques for cryptographic security and authentication. You will find out how to evaluate and choose appropriate tools for the application of cryptography in security as well as gaining an appreciation of the current state of cryptography research, its issues and future directions.

You’ll learn to:

  • Understand the basic mathematics behind private-key and public-key cryptography
  • Describe and analyse several well-known techniques for cryptographic security and authentication
  • Evaluate and choose appropriate tools for the application of cryptography in security
  • Understand the current state of cryptography research, its issues and future directions