Cryptology and Information Security (6 ECTS)

The purpose of this course is to give an up-to-date treatment of the principles, techniques, and algorithms of interest in information security and cryptography. Emphasis is on fundamental concepts and their practical applications.


Suggested readings:

A. J. Menezes, P. C. van Oorschot and S. A. Vanstone: Handbook of Applied Cryptography, CRC Press, 1996.

N. Smart: Cryptography, An Introduction , McGraw-Hill, 2002.

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