Here's a draft day-by-day schedule for the course. I'll be adding to this as we go, so check back here for the latest version of the schedule throughout the semester.

Week Date Topic Due by 9am Due by Start of Class
1 Wed, 8/22 Course Introduction
Fri, 8/24 Substitution Ciphers
2 Mon, 8/27 Classical Cryptography Blog Post #1 Singh Ch. 1
Wed, 8/29 Modular Arithmetic
Fri, 8/31 Decimation Ciphers Bookmark #1 99pi: Perfect Security
3 Mon, 9/3 Prime Numbers Blog Post #2
Wed, 9/5 Transposition Ciphers Problem Set #1
Fri, 9/7 Frequency Analysis
4 Mon, 9/10 Security vs. Privacy (Round 1) Blog Post #3 Little Brother
Wed, 9/12 Practical Crypto (Round 1) Bookmark #2
Fri, 9/14 Paper #1 Workshop Paper #1 (Draft)
5 Mon, 9/17 Academic Integrity Paper #1
Wed, 9/19 Who's Winning? Blog Post #4 Singh Ch. 2
Fri, 9/21 Unsolved Mysteries Problem Set #2
6 Mon, 9/24 Revision Workshop Bookmark #3  ToE: Panopticon
Wed, 9/26 The Vigenère Cipher Blog Post #5
Fri, 9/28 Breaking the Vigenère
 Paper #1 (Revised)
7 Mon, 10/1 The Friedman Test Blog Post #6 Singh Ch. 3
Wed, 10/3 Crypto Goes to War Problem Set #3
Fri, 10/5 Breaking the Enigma Singh Ch. 4
8 Mon, 10/8 Axis vs. Allies Blog Post #7 Singh Ch. 5 (p. 191-201)
Wed, 10/10 Podcast Workshop #1 Blog Post #8
Fri, 10/12 Credit Where Credit Is Due Bookmark #4 Singh Ch. 6
9 Mon, 10/15 Computer Ciphers Problem Set #4
Wed, 10/17 Podcast Workshop #2 Podcast Outline
Fri, 10/19 Fall Break - No Class
10 Mon, 10/22 Digital Steganography (Guest: Cliff Anderson) Online Participation
Wed, 10/24 Podcast Workshop #3 Podcast Script
Fri, 10/26 Flex Day
11 Mon, 10/29 RSA Encryption (Part 1) Bookmark #5
Wed, 10/31 RSA Encryption (Part 2) Podcast
Fri, 11/2 Security vs. Privacy (Round 2) Blog Post #9 Singh Ch. 7
12 Mon, 11/5 Encrypted Messaging Problem Set #5
Wed, 11/7 Medical Privacy (Guest: James Hazel)
Fri, 11/9 Math Exam
13 Mon, 11/12 It's Complicated Blog Post #10 boyd Ch. 2
Wed, 11/14 Privacy (Guest: Sarah Igo)
Fri, 11/16 No Class
14 Mon, 11/19 Thanksgiving Break - No Class
Wed, 11/21 Thanksgiving Break - No Class
Fri, 11/23 Thanksgiving Break - No Class
15 Mon, 11/26 Citizenfour - Screening @ 7pm, Buttrick 102
Wed, 11/28 Post Snowden (Guest: Gautam Hans)
Fri, 11/30 Cryptocurrencies Blog Post #11 Radiolab (ep 1, ep 2)
16 Mon, 12/3 Security vs. Privacy (Round 3) Blog Post #12
Wed, 12/5 Course Wrap-Up Participation Assessment
17 Wed, 12/12 Paper #2