The Diffie-Hellman key exchange (DHKE) is different then most of the cryptography we have been covering in this blog. That is because we

Introduction The Data Encryption Standard (DES) was proposed in the early 1970s by IBM, who based the design of the cipher on an

Modular Arithmetic An important question and one that I kept asking if I should dedicate a post to modular arithmetic is “Why is

Introduction Today we won’t actually learn about any new math concepts or algorithms. Instead, we will build upon what we have already. Particularly

What is Cryptology? The Oxford Dictionary defines Cryptology as: “the study of codes, or the art of writing and solving them”. When some people think

Motivation In the next few posts I want to discuss the Advanced Encryption Standard or better known as AES, which is the most

The shift cipher, or the better-known name the Caesar cipher named after Julius Caesar is one of the simplest encryption techniques. In fact for those