The Basic Architecture for Secret Sharing

Page #4356 of Chapter: Crypto-for-the-rest-of-us

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The operational ingredients in the crypto architecture are:
  • The Plaintext
  • The Ciphertext
  • The Encryption Key
  • The Decryption Key

    as played and moved around by:
  • Alice and Bob who try to share a secret over insecure lines
  • The Adversary who tries to pry into Alice and Bob secret
  • The hacker, the adversary is the only reason we practice cryptography... and their threat is what should determine our counter efforts!
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