CSE539: Applied Cryptography

Information Assurance          Computer Science and Eng.         Fulton School of Eng.


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CSE 539, Applied Cryptography covers the usage of cryptographic protocols for computer and network applications. With the advent of electronic commerce, online transactions, consumer computing and authentication, cryptography is playing an important role in securing the privacy and authenticity of electronically stored and transmitted information.

Assuring the quality, validity and privacy of information is one of the key applications of Cryptography. This course covers all aspects of cryptographic applications, using the basic concepts of encryption, PKI, hashing and signatures.

CSE539 is part of the course set that covers the Information Assurance area in the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering. The course is currently taught every year, by Partha Dasgupta.


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The course is offered regularly, the particulars of each offering can be different and all the past offerings are under Course Instances