Introduction to Cryptography

Introduction to Cryptography

Ciaran Rooney

20 years: technology, cybersecurity & operations

Codes and ciphers are as old as time and have evolved throughout history. In fact, cryptography has advanced drastically in lockstep with computer technology. Join Ciarán Rooney as he explores cryptography, its history and the role of cryptography in modern communication systems.

Codes and ciphers are as old as time and have evolved throughout history. In fact, cryptography has advanced drastically in lockstep with computer technology. Join Ciarán Rooney as he explores cryptography, its history and the role of cryptography in modern communication systems.

Join now to start learning today

Finance Unlocked is the video learning platform built for finance professionals.

This content is also available as part of a premium, accredited video course. Sign up for a 14-day trial to watch for free.

Introduction to Cryptography

11 mins 46 secs

Overview

Cryptographic technology plays a crucial role in the security of the modern internet. It is used to encrypt and protect the content of all internet transactions, emails, instant messages, websites, and even conferencing calls. It is also increasingly used in areas such as user authentication and digital signatures.

Key learning objectives:

  • Comprehend the history and evolution of cryptography

  • Identify the 2 main types of cryptography

  • Understand the main principles and roles of cryptography

Join now to watch

This content is also available as part of a premium, accredited video course. Sign up for a 14-day trial to watch for free.

Summary
logo-animationlogo-animationlogo-animation

Join now to watch

This content is also available as part of a premium, accredited video course. Sign up for a 14-day trial to watch for free.

Expert
Ciaran Rooney

Ciaran Rooney

Ciarán is the Chief Technology Officer of Finance Unlocked Ltd, the company behind the learning platforms Finance Unlocked and Sustainability Unlocked. He has over 20 years of experience in technology, cybersecurity and operations. Ciarán has held the role of CTO of several successful startups, including; busuu, one of the world's largest language learning platforms; the ad tech company Skimlinks, a content monetisation platform for some of the world's largest online publishers; and Swoon, a leading direct to consumer furniture brand. He has also been a technical consultant, a startup mentor, a conference speaker, and the Chair of the PHP UK Conference.

Related videos