Training opportunities

This course is part of the Cybersecurity Specialization. The enrollment in this course entails the enrollment in this Specialization. The course will provide an introduction to the foundations of modern cryptography, with an eye toward practical applications.

Participant will acquire the following skills

  • Number Theory
  • Cryptography
  • Public-Key Cryptography

The outcomes will be: 

  • Learning new concepts from industry experts
  • Gaining a foundational understanding of a subject or tool
  • Developing job-relevant skills with hands-on projects
  • Earning a shareable career certificate

The modules are 7, one per week: 

  • Week 1: Introduction to Classical Cryptography
  • Week 2: Computational Secrecy and Principles of Modern Cryptography
  • Week 3: Private-Key Encryption
  • Week 4: Message Authentication Codes
  • Week 5: Number Theory
  • Week 6: Key Exchange and Public-Key Encryption
  • Week 7: Digital Signatures

Each module takes around 2 hours, including videos, readings and quizzes. 

You can enroll to Coursera for a free one-week trial.