Course Description

"Cryptography and Hashing Overview" is a comprehensive course offered by the University of California, Irvine that will introduce you to the fundamental concepts and techniques of cryptography and hashing. This course is designed for beginners and does not require any prior knowledge or experience in the subject. Through this course, you will gain a thorough understanding of how cryptography and hashing are used to secure data and communications in various industries, including finance, healthcare, and government. You will learn about different types of encryption algorithms, such as symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, and how they are used to protect sensitive information. In addition, this course will cover the basics of blockchain technology, which is a decentralized and secure way of storing and transferring data. You will learn how cryptography and hashing are essential components of blockchain and how they contribute to its security and immutability. By the end of this course, you will have a strong foundation in the principles of cryptography and hashing, and you will be able to apply this knowledge in real-world scenarios