Asymmetric encryption algorithms take a very different approach to encryption. This course discusses the mathematical principles that are the basis of asymmetric encryption, the ways that RSA and Diffie-Hellman work, how asymmetric cryptography provides more than just confidentiality, and the benefits of elliptic curve cryptography.
Course IntroductionDuration: 1:21
This video introduces the Asymmetric Cryptography course.
Introduction to Asymmetric CryptographyDuration: 13:41
This video introduces asymmetric cryptography and the mathematical operations that it is based on.
Rivest-Shamir-Adleman (RSA)Duration: 5:55
This video introduces the Rivest-Shamir-Adleman (RSA) encryption algorithm.
Diffie-Hellman Key ExchangeDuration: 4:21
This video introduces the DIffie-Hellman algorithm for developing a shared secret key over an untrusted channel.
Digital SignaturesDuration: 7:38
This video introduces digital signatures and their role in providing authentication, integrity and non-repudiation.
Elliptic Curve CryptographyDuration: 3:30
This video introduces how elliptic curve cryptography provides an alternative to integer-based asymmetric cryptography.
Meet the author
Howard Poston is a cybersecurity researcher with a background in blockchain, cryptography and malware analysis. He has a master's degree in Cyber Operations from the Air Force Institute of Technology and two years of experience in cybersecurity research and development at Sandia National Labs.
He currently works as a freelance consultant providing training and content creation for cyber and blockchain security. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or via his website at https://www.howardposton.com.
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