• Instructor: Robert Russel
  • Lectures: 19
  • Students: 6967
  • Duration: 10 weeks

This course by Academy Europe covers the basics of the science of cryptography. It explains how programmers and network professionals can use cryptography to maintain the privacy of computer data. Starting with the origins of cryptography, it moves on to explain cryptosystems, various traditional and modern ciphers, public key encryption, data integration, message authentication, and digital signatures.

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This course is meant for students of computer science who aspire to learn the basics of cryptography. It will be useful for networking professionals as well who would like to incorporate various cryptographic algorithms to ensure secure data communication over their networks.


This course has been prepared with the view to make it useful for almost anyone who is curious about cryptography. A basic knowledge of computer science and a secondary level of mathematics knowledge is sufficient to make the most of this tutorial.

  • Origin of Cryptography 0/1

  • Modern Cryptography 0/1

  • Cryptosystems 0/1

  • Attacks On Cryptosystems 0/1

  • Traditional Ciphers 0/1

  • Modern Symmetric Key Encryption 0/1

  • Block Cipher 0/1

  • Feistel Block Cipher 0/1

  • Data Encryption Standard 0/1

  • Triple DES 0/1

  • Advanced Encryption Standard 0/1

  • Block Cipher Modes of Operation 0/1

  • Public Key Encryption 0/1

  • Data Integrity in Cryptography 0/1

  • Cryptography Hash functions 0/1

  • Message Authentication 0/1

  • Cryptography Digital signatures 0/1

  • Public Key Infrastructure 0/1

  • Cryptography Benefits & Drawbacks 0/1

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Robert Russel is an artificial intelligence instructor and course content presenter at Academy Europe. He is an expert in instructional design and teaching. He supplements his knowledge in E-learning and Educational Technology by using AI and TTS elements.