Teaching Cryptography to Continuing Education Students

  • Anatoly Temkin
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 237)


Knowledge of mathematical foundations of Cryptography is of paramount importance for students wanting to succeed in graduate degree programs in Computer Science with concentration in security. Cryptography, a relatively new field, has yet to establish a core set of topics and the optimal sequence of their presentation to prepare students for a career in the field of IT security. This paper presents syllabi of two courses on public and private key cryptography offered to continuing education students at Boston University.


Block Cipher Message Authentication Code Oblivious Transfer Euclidean Algorithm Transport Layer Security 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anatoly Temkin
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  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, Metropolitan CollegeBoston UniversityBostonUSA

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