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An Introduction to Cryptography

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more The Institute of Coding supported the development of this course in response to consultation with industry representatives from the healthcare, manufacturing and automotive sectors. This course is for people who want to understand more about the way cryptography keeps our communications safe, either out of curiosity or to prepare for advanced study of the topic. Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change. You can use the hashtag #cryptography to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • The mathematical concepts underpinning cryptography
  • Classical cryptography and historical ciphers
  • The basics of cryptanalysis
  • Random number generation
  • Hashing

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Instructors Kevin Matthews, James Shuttleworth, Dominique D, Serena Turton, Derrick Newton, Fadzayi Guri, Antal Goldschmidt, Natasha Macmanard, Martyn Clayden, Ana Karnesova, Parminder Kaur, Matt Compton, Melissa B.
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Length 2 weeks
Effort 6 hours per week
Starts Jan 20 (129 weeks ago)
Cost $74
From Coventry University via FutureLearn
Instructors Kevin Matthews, James Shuttleworth, Dominique D, Serena Turton, Derrick Newton, Fadzayi Guri, Antal Goldschmidt, Natasha Macmanard, Martyn Clayden, Ana Karnesova, Parminder Kaur, Matt Compton, Melissa B.
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Engineering
Tags Science, Engineering & Maths

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