Public Key Encryption

Public key encryption is truly one of those things that, once you understand the concept fully, just makes you say “wow, that is indeed a miracle of modern computer science”.

What is Public Key Encryption?

Public key encryption, or public key cryptography, is the most commonly used form of asymmetric encryption.

artist's interpretation of public key cryptography

This diagram should make it clear enough for now, until I can come up with a better description

Last modified: November 15, 2022
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