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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Algorithms and Data Structures
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 3-5 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 7 weeks long

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This course will introduce you to the foundations of modern cryptography, with an eye toward practical applications.

Syllabus

Week 1
Introduction to Classical Cryptography

Week 2
Computational Secrecy and Principles of Modern Cryptography

Week 3
Private-Key Encryption

Week 4
Message Authentication Codes

Week 5
Number Theory

Week 6
Key Exchange and Public-Key Encryption

Week 7
Digital Signatures

Taught by

Jonathan Katz

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4.3 Based on 8 reviews

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Ilya R
5.0 3 years ago
by Ilya completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Much more approachable course than those in Stanford (and even than Katz own book). Especially if you prefer top-to-bottom method. I've completed Stanford course 2 years before and it's great but now I'm really understand mechanics behind modern cryptography and all its proofs.
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Anonymous
3.0 2 years ago
Anonymous partially completed this course.
The course is good

The problem is that a very high level of English is necessary

I have a good level of English but am spending more than twenty hours a week to go forward

Although I am computer training is costing me a lot this course
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Karthik K
4.0 4 years ago
by Karthik completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
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