6.875 | Spring 2005 | Graduate

Cryptography and Cryptanalysis

Course Description

This course features a rigorous introduction to modern cryptography, with an emphasis on the fundamental cryptographic primitives of public-key encryption, digital signatures, pseudo-random number generation, and basic protocols and their computational complexity requirements.
Learning Resource Types
Problem Sets
A black rectangle filled with binary code in white.  A cartoonish lock floats in the upper left hand corner.
Binary code. (Image courtesy of MIT OpenCourseWare.)