Thursday, March 1, 2012

Public Key Cryptography Explained With Colors

Imagine you wanted to communicate securely with someone you had never met before.  How could you exchange a private key to use while you assume your communications are being intercepted.  This is the problem of public key encryption.  It is an interesting problem to think about.  This video does a great job of explaining the process that takes place every time you visit a site that starts with https.

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