Department: MSc Cybersecurity Science and Applications
Module Description: This course provides a comprehensive introduction to cryptography and information security. Students will learn the fundamental concepts, principles, and techniques of cryptography and information security, including encryption and decryption, secure communications, digital signatures, authentication, access control, network security, and more. The course will also cover current research topics and emerging trends in cryptography and information security.
Anderson, R. J. (2021). Security engineering: a guide to building dependable distributed systems. 3rd edn. John Wiley & Sons.
Katz, J. & Lindell, Y. (2021). Introduction to modern cryptography. 3rd edn. CRC press.
Singh, S. (1999). The code book: the science of secrecy from ancient Egypt to quantum cryptography. Anchor.