Department of Computer Science & Engineering

University of Ioannina

Cryptography and Information Security

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Course ID: A7

Unit: DATA SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING – Unit A: Algorithms and Information Technologies

Weekly Hours: 4


ECTS Credits: 7

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Description:Basic notions of systems security, cryptographic hash functions, symmetric cryptography (one-time pad, stream ciphers, block ciphers), cryptanalysis, secret-sharing, authentication codes, public-key cryptography (encryption, digital signatures), public-key infrastructure, elliptic curves and bilinear maps, buffer overflow attacks, web browser security, biometrics, electronic cash, viruses, electronic voting.