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SIT281 or SIT292
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.|
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.
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.