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This course is a beginners guide to cryptography and imparts to the beginner a basic understanding of the science. We cover the terminology, process and mechanics of cryptography and as well as how to put the understanding together with a view to protecting data, an important understanding for those who deal with sensitive corporate/customer information.

This course covers the use of cryptographic systems with knowledge of the basic concepts involved, but  without needing deep technical knowledge of the subject.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the need for cryptography
  • Identify the primitives of various cryptographic techniques and the related application areas.
  • Explore the various types of cryptography and the associated application areas 

 

 

Last updated/reviewed: January 21, 2018

9 Reviews (43 ratings)Reviews

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Good for a really early beginner. Would love a more advanced course that actually delves into the contemporary technologies with relevant cases/examples.
1
Member's Profile
Terrible course, covers nothing useful. Consider adding information on key management.
5
Member's Profile
This was a good course. Would recommend anyone needing CISA CPE to take this course.
4
Member's Profile
nice light material ... recommended for beginners.................
3
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Don't need to read the slides for me. Add color instead.
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Anonymous Author
Very interesting course, and a good overview
5
Anonymous Author
excellent refresher
4
Member's Profile
great course
4
Anonymous Author
Good course.

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
What is Cryptography
  2:00What is Cryptography
  1:23What is Cryptography: The Basic Concept
  00:55Encryption and Decryption Explained
  3:08The History of Cryptography
  5:09Substitution Cipher
  5:25The Need for Cryptography
  3:33Steganography
  1:46Cryptography in Action
Methods of Encryption
  1:42Methods of Encryption
  4:18Methods of Encryption (Continued)
  5:28Block Ciphers
Email and Internet
  5:28Email Encryption
  1:48Internet Security
  2:29IPSec (Internet Security Protocol)
  5:31Attacks on Crypto Systems
CONCLUSION
  2:13Course Summary
Continuous Play
  53:42Introduction to Cryptography
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFSlides: Introduction to Cryptography
  PDFIntroduction to Cryptography Glossary/Index
REVIEW and TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM