Mathematics of the Internet
Cryptography and Security

Awareness Week
MAW 97
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Cryptography Lesson
Topics include encryption systems, intro to number theory, probabilistic encryption, and pseudo-random number generators. From Charles Blair, University of Illinois.
Cryptography Resources
Annotated collections of pointers to Web pages regarding cryptography, including programs, source code, reports, and research.
A Beginner's Guide to Cryptography & Some Useful Resources
Cryptography Links
Cryptography's Role in Securing the Information Society
A recent report from the National Academy of Sciences.
Examples of some vulnerabilities of information systems.
The Numeroscope
An interactive laboratory of numbers and cryptography.

Mathematics Awareness Month is sponsored each year by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics to recognize the importance of mathematics through written materials and an accompanying poster that highlight mathematical developments and applications in a particular area.