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A Brief History of Cryptography

  • Stephen Haunts
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Abstract

The art of cryptography has been around since the human race first communicated in written form. In its earliest form, cryptography, or encryption, involved taking written notes and applying a mathematical process to it to make the message unreadable. In this chapter we will explore a brief history of cryptography through the ages up to modern day.

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© Stephen Haunts 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Haunts
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  1. 1.BelperUK

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