About this Course

Cryptography is present in everyday life, from paying with a credit card to using the telephone. Learn all about making and breaking puzzles in computing.

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 2 months
Skill Level
advanced
Included in Product

Rich Learning ContentRich Learning Content

Interactive QuizzesInteractive Quizzes

Taught by Industry ProsTaught by Industry Pros

Self-Paced LearningSelf-Paced Learning

Student Support CommunityStudent Support Community

Course Leads

Dave Evans

Dave Evans

Instructor

Prerequisites and Requirements

This course assumes previous programming experience, comparable to what is covered by the Udacity CS101 course, as well as some understanding of probability and theory of computation and algorithm analysis.

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

Explore how secrets are written and shared, as well as what can go wrong when cryptography is misused or implemented badly.

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals