de Leeuw et al. (eds) 2007 (†850)“An Introduction to Modern Cryptography” in de Leeuw, Karl Maria Michael, and Jan Bergstra, eds. The history of information security: a comprehensive handbook. Elsevier, 2007.
- cryptography (p.567): The basic idea in cryptography is to apply a complex transformation to the information to be protected. (†2379)
- public key cryptography (p.576): As the keys for encryption and decryption are different, and Alice and Bob have different information, public-key algorithms are also known as asymmetric algorithms. (†2380)