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TTEC621 Cryptography and Blockchain
Campus: South Eveleigh, NSW 2015
Units of Credit: 3
Prerequisite or Corequisite:  TTEC601 Financial Technology and the Digital Economy
EFTSL*: 0.125
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 1.5
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Unit Overview:

This unit exposes students to the fundamental principles of cryptography and information security with particular reference to the application of blockchain technology in business. Cryptography has a long history, which will be touched upon. Modern cryptography in the digital environment is integral to the security of data and transactions in blockchain applications. To understand blockchain, students require a working knowledge of cryptographic principles and processes. Furthermore, in this unit, students will learn how to protect sensitive information and manage risks in the event of cyber-attacks on a business entity.

*EFTSL = Equivalent full-time study load