Discovering the Secret of Cryptography


Speaker: Dr. Yousef Ali Al-Hammadi, PhD, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, College of IT, UAEU

The presentation objective is to introduce the basic concepts of cryptology, such as plain text, cipher text and symmetric keys, to high school students. The history of cryptography will be first presented. Then, encryption and decryption through two algorithms (Caser and play fair) will be shown to students. In addition, the concept of cryptanalyst will be introduced. The application of cryptography technologies will be demonstrated.

Feb 13, 2017