Cryptography: Deciphering Its Progress

Cryptography: Deciphering Its Progress

Leslie Leong (Central Connecticut State University, USA) and Andrzej T. Jarmoszko (Central Connecticut State University, USA)
Copyright: © 2004 |Pages: 13
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-286-7.ch010
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Abstract

The emphasis and increased awareness of information security require an understanding and knowledge of the technology that supports it. As the risks and complexity of security keep growing along with the development of the Internet and e-commerce, securing information has become of utmost importance. With the worries about cyber-terrorism, hackers, and white-collar crimes, the demand for a stronger security mechanism in cryptography becomes apparent. Although wireless cryptography is still in its infancy, there are encryption technologies that may support the limitations of a mobile device.

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