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Cryptography BasicsPlay
Understand that 'cipher' in this context relates to keeping information secret through encoding. SlideCryptographers create ciphers to protect data.
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Historical EncryptionPlay
'Cipher' also references historical methods of secret writing used before the digital age. SlideThe ancient spy network wrote in ciphers.
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Breaking CodesPlay
In stories and history, 'breaking a cipher' refers to decoding someone else's secret messages. SlideThe detectives set out to break the enemy's cipher.