An introduction to the fundamentals of cryptography

Introduction to Cryptography

Despite being one of the most specialized yet overlooked fields, cryptography is a crucial part of our everyday lives. It’s the “https://” on the websites you visit, the encryption of your emails, the shield that protects your online identity, and so much more. Cryptography is a broad category of algorithms that deal with the confidentiality, authenticity, and integrity of sensitive data. It’s all about protecting data and ensuring that hackers can’t read the original data nor maliciously modify it.

While cryptography may sound boring or too technical, it’s a great skill to know and invaluable for building secure websites and…

Evan Su

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