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Courses - Fall 2022
Computer Science Department Site
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Selected Topics in Computer Science; Real World Computer Security
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CMSC330 and CMSC351.

This class will focus on applied cryptography and cryptocurrency in the context of real world security and privacy issues. It will cover secure messaging and deniability, anti abuse protocols, attacks on deployed cryptographic protocols, the basics of blockchains, privacy preserving payments, and smart contracts/defi.