Please be aware that the processing of your initial registration does NOT guarantee course entry. Prior to acceptance, the DoD ATEA must review your registration to verify your clearance and need to know information. Upon successful review, your application will be confirmed and you will receive an automated email with additional information.

ADVANCED CRYPTO COURSE (ACC)

To apply, click on a course below:

ACC 24-01 30 July - 1 August 2024- Hanscom AFB, MA - Waitlist Available
ACC 24-02 ? October TBD - Redstone Arsenal, AL - Registration Coming Soon


This three-day advanced cryptography/math course is designed as a follow-on to the basic crypto course. The advanced course is intended to provide an in-depth understanding of more advanced topics in cryptology. The basics of Quantum Computing are discussed, followed by a quick review of modular math.  Current and forthcoming (Quantum-Resistant) standards are covered, as well as various aspects of  PUFs.  At the heart of all cryptographic algorithms is a secret key — entropy, key strength, and random number generation are discussed extensively. A module on side channel topics, including a case study, is included followed by additional topics, including Shor's Algorithm in Quantum Computing. 

Class size is limited to 12 students.

Objectives
Students who complete this course will have a higher knowledge of AT crypto techniques.

Target Audience
This course is designed for AT Community engineers who need an in-depth knowledge of AT Cryptography. Attendance will be on a strict Need-To-Know basis.

Prerequisites

  • Valid Need to Know
  • Completion of the AT Basic Crypto Course (highly recommended)

Credit
The AT Advanced Crypto Course will count towards 24 hours of continuing education credits.

Registration & Additional Course Information
Registration is available via the link provided above. There is no cost to attend this course; however, you are responsible for your own travel and lodging expenses.

Please note, registering for this course does not guarantee acceptance. Applicants must provide a valid need-to-know (NTK) and meet all security requirements prior to being accepted. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by email approximately two weeks prior to the start of the course. Questions about this course can be sent to AFLCMC.XZZ@us.af.mil with the course name in the subject line.