CS4288 - Cryptographic Algorithms and Protocols

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course aims to provide an introduction to cryptographic techniques.  The main objective is for students to learn and understand basic algorithms for symmetric and asymmetric cryptography and their mathematical principles, as well as their applications to fundamental security protocols.  A particular emphasize is put on improving their abilities to follow up advancement of cryptographic techniques and security protocols in the future.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
For a student to pass the course, at least 30% of the maximum mark for the examination must be obtained.
Detailed Course Information


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