The FBI is asking Apple to help them crack an iPhone’s encryption, but that’s not the whole story. Learn how encryption & code signing work, & how quantum computers might pose a threat to both!
-Links for the Curious-
Physics Girl video on quantum cryptography, using quantum physics to *improve* encryption – www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiJiXNEm-Go
A fantastic Computerphile video on public key cryptography – www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSIDS_lvRv4
Apple’s code signing overview – developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/Security/Conceptual/CodeSigningGuide/Introduction/Introduction.html