Secret Sharing with Public Key Crypto

Video Notes

Martin Hellman, co-author of the Diffie-Hellman public-key algorithm, wrote an article  describing public-key cryptography for Scientific American (paywalled).

Steven Levy’s book Crypto provides an entertaining history of public-key cryptography through 2001.



Vimeo Description

Public key crypto lets us share secret information with other devices on the Internet, without letting eavesdroppers listen in.

Video notes: cys.me/vid/c03.

Video #4 describes SSL/TLS (Transport Layer Security) vimeo.com/197456690

The previous video explains the eavesdropping problem vimeo.com/189541035

See the entire Cryptosmith series in its album vimeo.com/album/4229550

The video series Grade School Crypto provides additional background information vimeo.com/189517140

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