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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
3 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour practical per week
|Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.|
The unit begins with a study of classical cryptosystems and the methods used to break them. The major currently used systems, DES, AES and RSA, are then introduced and examined from a design and security perspective. New applications are dealt with: digital signatures, secret-sharing schemes, digital cash and key establishment protocols.
Two assignments (20% each) 40%, examination 60%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the examination.
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