Rabu, 19 April 2017

How to Learn Cryptography

"Cryptography" is defined as both the practice and study of the techniques used to communicate and/or store information or data privately and securely, without being intercepted by third parties. With the growing awareness of cyber security and cyber crimes, Cryptography is becoming popular subject. The following articles describes ways to start learning more about it.

1
Sign up for a free online course

  1. Image titled Learn Cryptography Step 1
    1
    Choose your resource. There are plenty of free resources out there, some of which are available on:
  2. Image titled Learn Cryptography Step 2
    2
    Be consistent. Like any new learning material, it takes time and effort to grasp the underlying concepts.

2
Read about Cryptography

  1. Image titled Learn Cryptography Step 3
    1
    Get standard books to learn about this subject. Look around the web, read some reviews and pick the book that you think most suits your needs.
  2. Image titled Learn Cryptography Step 4
    2
    Stick with it. Try not to miss out on stuff in between, incomplete knowledge can be worse than no knowledge.
  3. Image titled Learn Cryptography Step 5
    3
    Try practicing. Instead of just sticking to the theory, try to code something on your computer. You could use online tools like:

3
Other Resources

  1. Image titled Learn Cryptography Step 6
    1
    Find other resources. There are plenty of other websites that provide information about Cryptography. Some of these are:
  2. Image titled Learn Cryptography Step 7
    2
    Ask around. Find people, in real life or the virtual world who have prior experience in computer and network security. Post questions/try to answer questions on online forums, this will help expand your knowledge base.
  3. Image titled Learn Cryptography Step 8
    3
    Be curious and have fun! That's what learning is all about.

Tips

  • Start off with introductory courses and work your way up to advanced.

Tidak ada komentar:

Posting Komentar