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4702. Introduction to Modern Cryptography

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CSE 3400 and 3500; and STAT 3025Q or 3345Q or 3375Q or MATH 3160; open only to students in the School of Engineering and declared Computer Science minors.

Grading Basis: Graded

Covers the foundations of modern cryptography introducing basic topics such as one-way functions, pseudorandom generators, and computational hardness assumptions based on number theory. The course will cover fundamental cryptographic constructions such as hard-core predicates, secure symmetric encryption and message-authentication codes, and public-key cryptography.