Mathematical cryptography

7.5 credits

Cryptology - the theory of of how to hide sensitive information from adversaries by encrypting them - is probably been as old as the knowledge of writing. In this course, we take a look at the underlying mathematics behind many of the modern cryptosystems, namely those that use public keys for encryption.


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