Cryptography Weaknesses

In this course, you'll explore the importance of using the best tools for the job.

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Course description

This course provides a look at weaknesses in common cryptographic logic, including the better options that we have available to us. Also includes an overview of correctly handling our secret information.

Course syllabus

Weak Random NumbersDuration: 20:09

An overview of random and pseudo-random numbers.

Encryption and AuthenticationDuration: 18:39

Explore the importance of securing and verifying data.

Side-channel Information LeaksDuration: 24:10

A look at advanced timing-based attacks.

Handling SecretsDuration: 21:12

Explore the secure handling of passwords and other secrets.

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David Myers

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David Myers is a senior full-stack software engineer specializing in the development of complex web applications, with over 18 years of experience developing for the web. He primarily works within the LAMP stack of technologies but often utilizes whatever technology is needed. This includes Nginx, Python and Redis when discussing back-end technologies and ES6, Typescript, jQuery and Angular for front-end technologies. He has a broad range of experience working with clients and companies across many different industries.

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