PIC 130: General Course Outline
PIC 130. Cryptography(5 units). Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; laboratory, three hours. Requisites: course 10B, Mathematics 115A. Design and analysis of cryptosystems for confidentiality and authentication. Classical cryptosystems and their security, modern private-key cryptosystems and applications, public-key cryptography and applications; generating prime numbers, factoring integers, discrete logarithms, digital signatures, perfect secrecy. P/NP or letter grading.