October 27, 2006

Nice article on ECC

Eliptic-curve cryptoEliptic-curve crypto

Nice article by Whitfield Diffie of Sun on eliptic-curve crypto, standards and such. I liked the drawing enough to swipe a copy.

Best one-liner explanation I’ve heard of modular arithmetic:

They use what’s called modular arithmetic: what a clock does; you get to 12 and start over again at one.

Lots of info about how Solaris uses all this, too. Cool.


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