Department of Security Studies and International Affairs
There are many aspects to security and many applications, ranging from secure commerce and payments to private communications and protecting passwords. One essential aspect for secure communications is that of cryptography...While cryptography is necessary for secure communications, it is not by itself sufficient. This paper describes the first of many steps necessary for better security in any number of situations.
A much shorter, edited version of this paper appears in the 1999 edition of Handbook on Local Area Networks published by Auerbach in September 1998.
Scholarly Commons Citation
Kessler, G. C. (2016). An Overview of Cryptography (Updated Version, 3 March 2016). , (). Retrieved from http://commons.erau.edu/publication/127