Chapter 6. Cryptography
This chapter covers the following topics:
Cryptographic concepts: Concepts discussed include encryption, decryption, keys, synchronous, asynchronous, symmetric, asymmetric, digital signatures, hash, digital certificates, plaintext, cleartext, ciphertext, cryptosystem, cryptanalysis, key clustering, key space, collision, algorithm, cryptology, encoding, decoding, transposition, substitution, confusion, diffusion, avalanche effect, work factor, trapdoor, and cryptographic life cycle.
Cryptography history: The following components ...