Everyday Cryptography - Fundamental Principles and Applications

Keith M. Martin

Key Facts or Insights from 'Everyday Cryptography'

  1. Importance of Cryptography: Cryptography is a crucial factor in modern society. Its applications range from secure online banking to email privacy and eCommerce.
  2. Cryptography Fundamentals: Understanding the basics of cryptography such as encryption, decryption, and cryptographic keys is essential for grasping more complex cryptographic methods.
  3. Public Key vs Private Key: The book explains the difference between public key and private key cryptography, their uses and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
  4. Hash Functions: Cryptographic hash functions play a significant role in ensuring data integrity and password protection.
  5. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and...

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