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Classical Cryptography 4/3/24


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Classical Cryptography - Jon Sorenson

Apr. 3rd - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET, Zoom

Cryptography is the science of secret messages. Participants will learn about a wide variety of cryptosystems, from Caesar's cipher to quantum cryptography. Hands-on examples and secret messages will be sent! We will discuss the important role cryptography played in history, including the breaking of the enigma cipher by Alan Turing and his team during World War II.

April 3 Week #1 Classical Cryptography - we will learn, and practice, substitution ciphers and Vigenere, and their use up through the 1800s.