Cryptography, cybercriminality
European Virtual Learning Platform for Electrical and Information Engineering
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Miguel Soriano


This module contains some necessary information for the basic orientation of students in the field of cryptography and cybercriminality.


This module provides some basic information about cryptography and cybercriminality. The first part of the course is designed to introduce the students and help it become better acquainted with the possibilities that cryptography can offer to provide information security. Therefore, the course includes a brief overview of public-key and secret-key cryptography and algorithms. The second part is devoted to introduce the concept of cybercrime, and a classification of the attack techniques. Finally, some basic prevention tips are provided


Cryptography, secret-key ciphers, public-key ciphers, digital signature, digital certificate, cybercrime, hacking