Everything I always wanted to know about crypto, but never thought I'd understand


For many years, I had entirely given up on ever understanding the anything about cryptography. However, I’ve since learned it’s not nearly as hard as I thought to understand many of the important concepts. In this talk, I’ll take you through some of the underlying principles of modern applications of cryptography. We’ll talk about our goals, the parts are involved, and how to prevent and understand common vulnerabilities. This’ll help you to make better choices when you implement crypto in your products, and will improve your understanding of how crypto is applied to things you already use.

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

Sasha Romijn

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Sasha is the co-founder and CTO of a small Django development company in Amsterdam. Sasha is deeply involved in the community around Django, a popular Python web framework, being a Django team member, chair of the Dutch Django Association and co-organiser of various conferences. She cares about building communities and conferences in which everyone feels welcome, valued and at home, regardless of their background. Sasha has a specific interest in well-being and ethical issues around communities and development. Some of her side projects are the Less Obvious Conference Checklist, with many less

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