Authentication in the Digital Age

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 1:00pm to 1:45pm

Bronfman Science Center, 106 18 Hoxsey St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

Authentication in the Digital Age

Jalynne Figueroa '13

Mathematics and Statistics Department Colloquium

Abstract:  As more messages are communicated digitally, authentication becomes an important issue to consider.  How can we be sure that communicated information is authentic?  One answer is through the use of digital signatures.This talk examines the algorithms associated with generating and verifying digital signatures using methods of public key encryption.

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