What the Graduate Needs to Know about Cryptography

Author:
William Hugh Murray
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Date:
01 July 2008
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It appears that at many, not to say, most, schools, cryptography is being taught to Computer Security and Information Assurance students by mathematicians or cryptographers. By their own reports, mathematicians and cryptographers tend to teach what interests them, even at the expense of what the student needs to know. While this may simply be a matter of pedagogy, it is often a matter of content. While the student may identify or infer for himself what he needs to know, it should not be left either to him or to chance.

What the Graduate Needs to Know about Cryptography