Mathematical Foundations of Cryptography

Modern cryptography applies theory from mathematics, computer science, and electrical engineering to design and implement strong encryption methods which are so important to the safety of computer systems today. The Mathematical Foundations of Cryptography certificate is for Dakota State University STEM majors (in particular, those in mathematics, computer science, cyber operations, or the math and computer science double major) who would like to enhance their skills and knowledge of mathematics related to technology by understanding the mathematical foundations of algorithms and protocols used to secure information.

Possible job titles

  • Data mining researcher
  • Security engineer
  • Embedded software engineer

Next steps

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