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Introduction To Cryptography

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This course introduces cryptography and encryption concepts and how they are applied in real-world situations in order to implement strong and reliable security safeguards. This course will survey the various cryptography and encryption methods used in today's information technology and communications environments as well as to review the considerations for selecting commercial products that support encryption technology.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Cryptography and Network Security

    • Explain possible attacks against remote access connections and how cryptography reduces the risk of these attacks.
    • Explain Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) and Virtual Private Network (VPN).
    • Apply the use of cryptography in a wireless network.

    Cryptography and Web Security

    • Apply Internet Communication and Transactional Security with SET, S-HTTP and SSL.
    • Explain how e-mail can be secured through certificates and encryption.
    • Identify cryptographic techniques for securing e-mail.

    Cryptography and Other Applications

    • Identify the use of cryptography in desktop and mobile end points.
    • Explain trends in the application of cryptography.
    • Identify the use of cryptography in database management systems.

    Cryptography Principles

    • Distinguish between symmetrical and asymmetrical encryption.

    • Explain the basic principles of cryptography.
    • Explain the potential attacks on cryptosystems.

    Cryptography Standards

    • Apply encryption standards on data.
    • Compare and contrast the different types of encryption standards.
    • Recognize the importance of key management for cryptography.
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