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Conventional and public-key cryptography. Message encryption and authentication. Secure communication between computers in a hostile environment, including E-mail (PGP), virtual private networks (IPSec), remote access (SSH), and E-commerce (SSL). Firewalls. Mandatory weekly Linux-based lab.

Class Lectures: 5-7:30pm Wednesdays in EB 133
Class Labs: 10:10am-12:00noon Fridays or 2:30-4:20noon Fridays in CH 137A (Please make sure to attend only the lab session you registered for)