Essays Tagged: "Phil Zimmermann"

"The Code Book" by Simon Singh

em had been truly solved. The Internet age brought the issue of security and privacy to the masses. Phil Zimmerman developed PGP to bring secure communication to everyone. This was done in the face of ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Privacy - What about it? ... A comprehensive and easy to understand overview of public key cryptography and the main tool to apply it: Pretty Good Privacy.

you to use.This tool is called PGP, which is an acronym for Pretty Good Privacy. PGP is written by Phil Zimmermann and he actually went on trial, defending the right to publish this. He won, and is, ... th the guy next door (You could just step out on the road and agree that the password would be 'periphillion', although you might agree on a easier one as well). But the wonderfull thing about the net ...

(21 pages) 249 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking