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Stanford University

Cryptography II

Stanford University via Coursera

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Learn about the inner workings of cryptographic primitives and protocols and how to apply this knowledge in real-world applications. A free textbook covering the material in the course is available at This course will launch once the textbook is complete.

Taught by

Dan Boneh


4.0 rating, based on 4 Class Central reviews

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  • Anonymous
    crypto1 first ran 4 years ago, and crypto2 has been "coming soon" ever since. give up, it's never coming. the date you see will be postponed, guaranteed.
  • Anonymous
    This is a famous course, but not for its quality, but for it being vaporware. It will always start next autumn. It will probably handle zero knowledge proofs first, because it has contained zero knowledge for years on end now.
  • Anonymous
    The previous review seems to be for Cryptography I.

    Cryptography II has always been postponed, or perhaps is not available outside US.
  • Anonymous
    Very good class.

    The prof is very good and the homework are very interesting and challenging.

    I am looking for part 2 starting soon ;-)

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