History of Cryptography: An Easy To Understand History Of Cryptography

Provided by Symantec Corporation

Category Encryption

Type White Paper

Length 14

Publish Date March 15 2013

Date posted September 01 2014


Encryption is a staple part of today’s internet, but the process has its origins dating back to 3000 B.C. It’s changed from few simple character substitutions to a complex industry that’s impossible to crack by hand. This white paper from Thawte presents a brief history on the evolution of cryptography and how it will continue to evolve in the future, as well as the measures Internet users should consider when implementing modern encryptions.

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