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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CKDF 120</span>

CKDF 120 Computer Cryptography and Digital Steganography


Certificate Credit
Science Program Area


Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $856.62* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This course introduces the fundamentals of modern cryptography as related to computer security and digital forensics, including the techniques of steganography, watermarking, digital signatures, and public key cryptography. Students will learn both the theory of cryptographic protection and the practicalities of properly implementing crypto-protection in the field, as well as how forensics experts deal with encrypted information. Students will apply what they learn in scenario-based exercises and projects.

Note: Knowledge of TCP/IP is recommended.

Students must have a Windows or Linux computer operating system; the Apple (Mac) operating system is not supported by this course.

*This course will run during the Fall break.

**This course will run during the Winter break.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet* 10 Sep 2018-08 Dec 2018
Winter 2019
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet** 14 Jan 2019-13 Apr 2019
Spring/Summer 2019
Priority enrolment is open through RAMSS only for students registered in certificate programs. Regular enrolment begins on February 25, 2019.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet06 May 2019 - 27 Jul 2019
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday (BRAMPTON)6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.07 May 2019 - 30 Jul 2019

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