So What Have Prime Numbers and Galois Fields To Do With Your Privacy?

Remember at school they told you that 17 divided by 5 doesn’t go? Then they told you that there’s a remainder from the division, and that the answer is 3 remainder 2.

In this operation, we might be only interested that the result of the division is 3 (an integer division), and that there’s a remainder of 2. In cryptography, though, we would throw…




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Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Professor Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. EU Citizen in heart. Living by the sea. Old World Breaker. New World Creator.

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