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Cryptography 102 

A continuation of the material covered in Cryptography 101, this presentation addresses contemporary cryptographic techniques in greater detail, with particular emphasis on so-called "public key" cryptography. I will avoid mathematical detail to the extent possible, but certain topics, public-key cryptography in particular, require a foray into basic mathematical concepts.

The presentation is organized as follows:

About the Speaker

Jerry Crow's 35-year career in information technology includes experience with mainframe operating systems, notably Honeywell's GCOS; formal work with software engineering and software metrics; line management of a software development group; work with local and wide area networks; and administration level experience with every major flavor of commercial UNIX and Linux. His contemporary areas of focus include information technology security, information protection and computer forensics.

Crow is a member of the Capability Engineering group within the Global Network Engineering organization of Electronic Data Systems. His activities for EDS include architectural design, creation and deployment of various network security related product offerings.

Crow is a member of the IEEE Computer Society, the ACM, the Information Systems Security Association, the High Technology Crime Investigation Association and the Phoenix Chapter of InfraGard. He is Director, Programs, for Phoenix InfraGard and serves on the Board of Directors of the Phoenix Cisco Users Group.