SIT392 - Public-Key Cryptography
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
SIT281 or SIT292
Campus: 3 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour practical per week.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.
This unit studies the development of attack methods on modern cryptographic systems. RSA-based systems are a major focus and a deep analysis of the structure and design of RSA is undertaken in the unit, with a focus on factorization techniques and primality testing. Random number generation, digital signing and forgeries are studied briefly. Implementation issues such as speed and memory are included.
Examination 60%, three assignments (10%, 10%, 20%) 40%. 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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All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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