Cryptography

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Abstract

Cryptography was originally employed to protect communication of private information between individuals. Today, it consists of mathematical techniques that provide secrecy in the transmission of messages between computers, and its objective is to solve security problems such as privacy and authentication over a communications channel.

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Europe Shipping Fermat Alan Milton 

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© Springer-Verlag London 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CorkIreland

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