Course Descriptions

Computer and Network Security

SEC 310
Cryptography: Algorithms and Applications
3 credits

Algorithms and theory and how they are used in everyday web and computer applications are studied. The theory behind the algorithms is included, as well as application of those theories. Some of the topics explored include the following: Cryptography (encompassing private and public key cryptography; digital signatures; and encryption methods such as Rijdael, RSA, and Kerberos), Data Compression (MPEG/JPEG), Indexing/Traversing methodologies.

Prerequisite(s): SEC210 or SEC250