Cryptography is the science of secret communication. People have been sending hidden messages since ancient times, to protect everything from personal letters to government secrets. These days, cryptography plays a crucial role in computer science where it is used to keep e-mail communication private and Internet shopping secure. Come learn how people use mathematics to keep prying eyes from reading their messages, and, in some cases, how to uncover their secrets!
Dr. Sara Miner More
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science