Stories by Mike Rothman

Encryption is on its way – but let’s keep it a secret

I have a long and tattered history with cryptography. Ever since I learned about Bob and Alice I was smitten. I knew it was important, because cryptographic algorithms could be used to protect sensitive data and provide strong authentication and non-repudiation on transactions. I even started a company in 1998 to make the public-key flavour of cryptography easier to use.