Cryptography, for thousands of years has helped keep secrets safe from our enemies, competitors, and thieves. Today we live in a world where technology evolves at breakneck speed and the need to maintain confidentiality and integrity of information is paramount to both business and governments alike. In this first part of a two-part series, Andy Malone takes you on a journey inside cryptography. From its humble beginnings to its history and its amazing developments. You not only learn key cryptographic skills, but also how to think and talk like a real crypto geek. Learn how to unravel secrets from both the classical and modern era. So if terms like SSL, IPSec and AES give you a headache then don’t worry! This 75min session explains exactly what they mean, how they work, and more importantly what can they do for you.