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Cryptography in Practice

Matt Curtin
Interhack Corporation

March 11, 2002

Despite its rich history, cryptography has only recently come into common use. Widespread availability of cryptography has a tremendous impact on the safety and integrity of modern information systems, both in their ability to repel attacks and in the ability of attackers to avoid detection and prosecution. We will discuss what cryptography can and cannot do for attackers and defenders. Special attention will be given to how cryptography affects forensic analysis.

The one-hour talk was delivered at noon on March 11, 2002, at Battelle Memorial Institute for the Centeral Ohio chapter of InfraGard. PDF slides are available.

About InfraGard

InfraGard is a cooperative effort among law enforcement, academia, and industry to enhance the security of the U.S. information infrastructure.

About Interhack

Interhack is a Columbus-based information technology research, development, and consulting firm. Interhack services offering includes help in effective use of cryptography, as well as cryptanalysis, particularly for forensic analysis.

 

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