Crypto pioneers Diffie and Hellman win Nobel Prize of Computing – Help Net Security

Diffie and Hellman’s groundbreaking 1976 paper, “New Directions in Cryptography,” introduced the ideas of public-key cryptography and digital signatures, which are the foundation for most regularly-used security protocols on the Internet today. The Diffie-Hellman Protocol protects daily Internet communications and trillions of dollars in financial transactions.

Source: Crypto pioneers Diffie and Hellman win Nobel Prize of Computing – Help Net Security

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