About this Course

Cryptography is present in everyday life, from paying with a credit card to using the telephone. Learn all about making and breaking puzzles in computing.

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Approx. 2 months
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Applied Cryptography

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Course Leads

Dave Evans

Dave Evans


What You Will Learn

Prerequisites and Requirements

This course assumes previous programming experience, comparable to what is covered by the Udacity CS101 course, as well as some understanding of probability and theory of computation and algorithm analysis.

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Why Take This Course

Explore how secrets are written and shared, as well as what can go wrong when cryptography is misused or implemented badly.

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