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Cryptography: The essential part of cyber security that you may not even know about

In this blog, our partners at East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) explain how Cryptography works and why you need to know about it.

This article has been written by EMSOU and seeks to promote good cyber security among businesses and the public. If you require any further assistance or guidance please contact the EMSOU Protect Team or your local Force Protect Team.

So first off, what is Cryptography?

Cryptography is a method of protecting information and communications through the use of codes, so that only those for whom the information is intended can read and process it.