Encryption—Never Leave Home Without It5:09 with Greg Stromire
The movies can make it seem like cryptography is only used for international espionage. But the reality is that most of us use it nearly everyday. Without going into the (necessarily complex) details, this video will introduce encryption and related tools that help make using it as easy as sending a text (or an email!).
- Cryptography -- In this context, it is the use of advanced mathematics to provide guarantees of authenticity and privacy protections.
- Data in Transit -- A categorization of the data for communication and the threats and defenses related to the act of transmission.
- Data at Rest -- A categorization of data for storage and the threats and defenses related to long-term retention.
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