More Traditional Ciphers : Scytale , Reverse and Row transposition Ciphers

Introduction: – In your previous chapter, you have learned about the different types of traditional ciphers. Also you have gone through two examples of such types. In this tutorial, you will traverse and learn more about these traditional cipher algorithms. So, lets begin.   Scytale Cipher: – This is one of the oldest and most commonly used message hiding techniques. It is an old Greek cipher technique where you have to round the strip of paper in a round

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Types of Traditional Ciphers

Introduction: – Up till now, you have learned about the basic working of traditional ciphers and you might have seen one example of traditional cipher and how it works in the previous chapter. In this chapter you will learn more about the traditional or classic ciphers and their types along with some examples.   Types of Traditional Ciphers: – There are basically two types of traditional ciphers. The one you have learned in the earlier chapter is an example of

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Types and Terminologies in Cryptography

Introduction: In this tutorial, you will be learning about the major types of cryptography as well as various terminologies. Cryptography and the practice of modern cryptographic algorithm is the main reason behind today’s modern communication security.   Categories of Cryptography: – Cryptography can be categorized into two major types based on the characteristics and the way they are implemented for secured communication. The foundation of these types depends on numerous factors such as: mathematical concepts and algorithm number theory theory

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Traditional Ciphers

Introduction: –  In this chapter, you will learn about the earlier used cryptographic systems and how these algorithms work out in order to encrypt plain text. These historical cryptographic systems need to be understood in order to learn the complex algorithms. The cipher was the term which gets originated from these earlier cryptographic systems. Before getting into these algorithms, you have to have a basic idea about symmetric key encryption and asymmetric key encryption.   Symmetric Key Cryptography: –

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Introduction to Cryptography

Introduction: Cryptology is the term that has been derived from the greek word ‘kryptos’ and ‘logia’, and was later joined as one where crypto means secret and logy means study. So, it can be defined as the study and application of different methods of hiding the actual or original meaning of information by converting it to a non human readable form and sending it via public medium. Cryptology holds the combined meaning of cryptography (means secret writing) and cryptanalysis (discussed

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