Cryptography and Cryptographic Protocols CMPT 404 (3)
The main cryptographic tools and primitives, their use in cryptographic applications; security and weaknesses of the current protocols. The notion of security, standard encryption schemes, digital signatures, zero-knowledge, selected other topics. Prerequisite: (MACM 201 or CMPT 210) with a minimum grade of C-. CMPT 307 and 308 are recommended.