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3 x 1 hour lecture per week, 1 x 1 hour practical per week
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
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.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.