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This is an introductory cryptography course, with focus on understanding modern cryptographic primitives and how to apply them. These concepts include symmetric ciphers, asymmetric ciphers, secure hash algorithms, public key infrastructure, design of cryptographic protocols, and proofs of work, focusing on cryptocurrencies.


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Important Dates

E 6 Sept 2017: Exercise Set 1 Due
E 19 Sept 2017: Exercise Set 2 Due
P 29 Sept 2017: Programming Assign 1 Due
E 4 Oct 2017: Exercise Set 3 Due
T 9 Oct 2017: Midterm Exam