Understanding RSA Encryption

  • Stands for Rivest-Shamir-Adleman
  • Widely used online
  • Relies on public key to encrypt the data.
  • Those on the receiving end will have their private key to decrypt messages.
  • It is used to verify digital signature and ensure the person they are communicating with is really who they say they are.
  • Takes long time to encrypt data with RSA, however it isn’t practical for large files

Leave a Reply