Apr 23, 2019  
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CIS 395 - Introduction to Cryptography and Computer Security

(3 cr) This course covers basic concepts of cryptology and coding theory, historical ciphers, modern symmetric ciphers such as DES and 3DES, public cryptography such as RSA and elliptic curve cryptosystems and their applications in computer and information security, including data integrity and authentication, digital signature, key exchange, and key management. Also covered are physical security, smart cards and biometrics, and security policy and documentation. Prerequisites: MATH 254  and CIS 234  or permission of instructor.



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