Crypto Made Easy
Friday, 14 June 2013

 A new cartoon introduction to cryptography doesn't gloss over the details, but it all seems so much easier in black-and-white.

A Microsofty going by the name Planky has generously posted a cartoon video explaining the ideas that are central to modern cryptography. It covers encryption, certificates, public/private key and digital signatures and all in a way that you can understand.  

If you don't believe me just watch, but be warned it is 30 minutes long and you will probably not want to get up and do anything else until it is finished:

 

 

 If this made you think that cryptography was mathematically within your grasp, check out Planky's earlier excellent article on the same subject - Crypto Primer: Understanding encryption, public/private key, signatures and certificates - it has the advantage that you can read it at your own pace and think about the deeper parts.

 

cryptocartoon2

 

Plankytronixx

Related Articles

Public Key Encryption       

Coding Theory       

Open Source Homomorphic Cryptography       

Web Crypto APIs Work In Progress       

 

 

To be informed about new articles on I Programmer, install the I Programmer Toolbar, subscribe to the RSS feed, follow us on, Twitter, FacebookGoogle+ or Linkedin,  or sign up for our weekly newsletter.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Banner


Free Windows On Devices Development System
09/07/2014

One of Microsoft's new moves to make inroads into territories it previously missed out on is Windows On Devices. Now you can sign up and possible get a free Galileo development board.



New Android L Goes Flat
26/06/2014

Google I/O seems short on the glitz and glamor of previous years and the next version of Android is the biggest news. Is the redesign just a case of Apple envy? Or is there some real advantage to the  [ ... ]


More News

 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 26 June 2014 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2014 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.