Ronald Rivest: On the Growth of Cryptography

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2016 Talks
John Meehan
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April 25, 2016, 1:47 p.m.

2016 Cybersecurity Speaker Series: On the Growth of Cryptography

Ronald L. Rivest, PhD, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 4:00 PM
Room 368 (CIT 3rd Floor)

Professor Rivest will give an overview of the growth of cryptography, including some of the now "historical� aspects he was involved in such as RSA, MD5, and RC4. Rivest is an inventor of the RSA public-key cryptosystem and a founder of RSA Data Security. He has extensive experience in cryptographic design and cryptanalysis, and has worked extensively in the areas of computer algorithms, machine learning, and VLSI design.

All are welcome to this free public lecture and to the reception after the lecture.

*This lecture will be live streamed. To view this live lecture, click here at the start of the broadcast.

​Host: Tim Edgar​