Episode 439: JP Aumasson on Cryptography

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JP Aumasson, author of Serious Cryptography, discusses cryptography, specifically how encryption and hashing work and underpin many security functions. Justin Beyer spoke with Aumasson about randomness and how it is the basis of cryptography. They also discussed how block and stream ciphers work, at a high level. They also discussed how hash functions are ubiquitous in the world of cryptography. To close out the episode, they discussed how cryptographic algorithms are proven secure and what attack models and security notions are in the world of cryptography.

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