Celebrating 30 Years of Public Key Cryptography

The development of public key cryptography is also the story of personal encryption. Even if you are not using encryption explicitly as a privacy protection, like TOR or PGP/GnuPG, think about how shopping online would be different without it.

This week, public key crypto reaches its thirtieth year and several of the key figures in its development gathered to celebrate. There is even a podcast recording of the event that is well worth checking out.

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