This course will become read-only in the near future. Tell us at community.p2pu.org if that is a problem.
If you are interested in learning the underlying concepts and theory behind cryptography, you've come to the right place. We'll be covering things like the history of cryptography (briefly), the mathematical and conceptual building blocks of cryptography, symmetric vs. asymmetric encryption, stream ciphers vs. block ciphers, cryptographic hashes, digital signature, key management, etc.
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