cmgt232 | undergraduate
Fundamentals Of Cyber Security And Cryptography
This course introduces the basics of cyber security and cryptography encryption concepts. This course will provide an overview of the various security and encryption methods used in today's information technology and communication environments.
This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Cyber Security and Cryptography Principles
Define cyber security
Explain the relationship between cyber security and cryptography.
- Describe the basic cryptographic tools
Describe the components of symmetric encryption.
- Explain the differences between stream and block ciphers
Explain the use of symmetric encryption on data.
Public-Key Cryptography and Authentication
Describe the purpose of secure hash functions
Explain the benefits and drawbacks of, and differences between, the RSA and Diffie-Hellman public-key algorithms
Explain message authentication and its use in securing systems
Digital Signatures and Authentications
List and describe the key network threats
Explain how digital signatures and authentications can minimize threats
Describe the most common digital signature and authentication techniques.
Other Cryptography Applications
Identify the other technology-related applications of cryptography.
Describe trends in the application of cryptography.
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