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I understood the importance in principle of public key cryptography but its all moved much faster than I expected.
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"I understood the importance in principle of public key cryptography but it's all moved much faster than I expected. I did not expect it to be a mainstay of advanced communications technology"

- Whitfield Diffie

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Whitfield Diffie was a leader in the field of cryptography, and this quote shows his surprise at the speed at which public essential cryptography has become an essential of advanced communications innovation. Public essential cryptography is a type of file encryption that uses two keys, a public secret and a private key, to encrypt and decrypt data. Diffie comprehended the significance of this innovation in concept, but he did not prepare for how rapidly it would become a huge part of modern-day communications. This quote reveals his adoration for the development that has actually been made in the field of cryptography, and his surprise at how quickly it has ended up being a huge part of our lives. Diffie's quote is a testament to the power of innovation and its ability to rapidly progress and end up being a major part of our lives.

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Whitfield Diffie This quote is written / told by Whitfield Diffie somewhere between June 5, 1944 and today. He was a famous Scientist from USA. The author also have 11 other quotes.

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