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.
|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)|
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: not out yet
Due: Feb. 17
Homework #3: not out yet
Due: Mar. 9
Due: Mon., Feb. 3, 11:59pm
Project #2 (chat client): not out yet
Due: Mon., March 2, 11:59pm
Students may take the final at either one of the following two dates:
- Option 1: (scheduled) Wednesday, 3/18, 3:30-6:00pm, Location: CEMEX Aud. (587 seats)
- Option 2: (alternate) Tuesday, 3/17, 3:30-6:00pm, Location: Shriram 104 (125 seats)
Previous final exams:
For remote SCPD students: Please email cs255ta@cs with your email address, the email address of your SCPD monitor if you have one, and which day you would like to take the exam. We will email a pdf to you which you should print, complete, and email back to us. We will email you with confirmation of receipt so hold on to your exam until you receive confirmation. Note that if you are local to the bay area, you must come to one of two exam slots unless you contact us in advance.