Intro to Crypto

8th November 2011

Do you think you have the skills to work in Cryptography? Does the idea of Cryptology or Cryptoanalysis and learning the best practices for handling cipher exercises and Crypto concepts seem ideal for a career? Then this could be the event for you!

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Intro to Crypto

Presenter: Prof. Fred Piper BSc PhD (London) CEng CMath FIEE ARCS DIC FIMA M.InstIISP from (Royal Holloway, University of London / Codes and Ciphers)


Objectives: (1) Introduce Cryptography for Beginners, (2) Refresh some Crypto concepts for Experts, (3) Learn some Best practices

Detail: - Cryptology - Cipher Exercise - Cryptography - Cryptanalysis - Some Best Practices - Crypto Challenge (competition)

Pre-requisites: (1) You need to only have general awareness of IT and Computer Security concepts, (2) Willingness to learn about this field and its concepts, (3) This session does not delve into the mathematics of cryptography and is also suitable for absolute beginners

When: 8th November 2011
18:30 arrival for 19:00 start
Where: BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA.
Venue directions.
Town/City: London
Organiser: BCS YPISG
Price: Free to all BCS members, and non-members





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