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Undergraduate Concentration in Cryptography

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a concentration in cryptography within the undergraduate program in Pure Mathematics. The goal of this concentration is to provide students with a comprehensive education in cryptography, including basic cryptographic primitives, modern cryptographic algorithms and their underlying mathematics, models of cryptographic security, mathematical techniques for attacking cryptosystems, and selected applications of cryptography. This concentration is unique in Canada and prepares students for a career in the secure communications sector or for graduate studies in cryptography.

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