BCS Northampton: Introduction to the world of Crypto


Date: Thursday, 4th October 2012 Title: ’Introduction to the world of Crypto’
Time: Evening session with networking opportunities and light bites/drinks
Registration: 18:30
Session 1: 19:00
Break & Networking session: 19:45
Session 2: 20:00
Q&A: 20:45
End: 21:00
Presenter: Sarith Chandra BEng MSc (Eng.) [Uni. Of Sheffield] MSc [Royal Holloway] Security+ CISSP MBCS ISO 27001 – YPG Professional Representative for BCS Northampton (2010-2012)
Venue: University of Northampton Avenue Campus (The Great Hall), Newton Building, St Georges Avenue, Northampton, NN2 6JB
Register here:
- Open to both BCS and non-BCS members, no cost.
- Students and young professionals are encouraged to attend
To enable us to accurately monitor numbers can we ask that you please register for this event here: https://events.bcs.org/book/159/
Objectives: 
    - Introduce Cryptography for Beginners
    - Refresher of basic Crypto concepts for Practitioners
    - Learn some Best practices
Detail: (May be subject to last minute changes)    - Cryptology
    - Cipher Exercises
    - Cryptography
    - Cryptanalysis
    - Some Best Practices
    - Crypto Challenge (competition)
Pre-requisites:
    - You are only required to have general awareness of IT and Security
    - You must be keen to learn about this field and its concepts
    - Experts please note: The session will not delve into the mathematics of cryptography and is suitable for absolute beginners