Fully homomorphic data encryption

May 28, 2010

In this day and age of free-flowing information everywhere, cryptography is a very hot topic. There has always been demand for better ways of encoding sensitive messages, but it is only really since the advent of the internet that this has taken on great importance in everyday life. Now that it looks likely computing will be increasingly outsourced to “cloud servers” in the future, a whole new form of encryption is necessary, and recent advances which have been made in the subject look set to make this kind of internet-based computing possible.

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