Introduction to Cryptography
Cryptography is an indispensable tool for protecting information in computer systems. This course explains the inner workings of cryptographic primitives and how to correctly use them.
Course syllabus (and readings)
Course overview (grading, textbooks, coursework, exams)
|Lectures:||Monday, Wednesday, 1:30-2:50pm, Gates B01|
|Sections:||Friday, 4:30-5:20pm, Thornton 102|
|Questions for CAs:||email@example.com or use Piazza|
|Videos:||cs255 online (for video lectures and slides covering the material in class)|
In lieu of the final exam, students are invited to complete the following voluntary worksheet.
Previous final exams:
2019.pdf , 2018.pdf , 2017.pdf , 2016.pdf , 2015.pdf , 2014.pdf , 2013.pdf , 2012.pdf , 2011.pdf , 2010.pdf.
All homework submission is to be done via Gradescope. Please use course code 93662W to sign up. Note that Gradescope requires that the solution to every problem start on a new page.
Homework #0: [html]
Due: Jan. 13
Homework #1: [pdf]
Due: Jan. 27
Homework #2: [pdf]
Due: Feb. 17
Homework #3: [pdf]
Due: Mar. 9
Optional worksheet: [pdf]
Project #1 (password manager): pdf starter code
Due: Mon., Feb. 3, 11:59pm
Project #2 (chat client): pdf starter code
Due: Mon., March 2, 11:59pm