Cryptography – History & Today


Interactive introduction to cryptography. The modern communications need the confidentiality of transmitted messages. This workshop uses visual methods to illustrate the concepts of encryption, decryption and the robustness of the used algorithms.

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Start date

March 18, 2022

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  • Hands on workshop showing first message scrambling techniques of old Greece to modern encryption.
  • Introduction to modern cryptography: symmetric, assymetic, hashes, signatures, certificates.

Learning Outcomes

Learn that a good password and a good algorithm are important for securing data. Introducing high level concepts of public key infrastructure. Understand digital signatures without any formulas.


Format and Location

This course takes place ON-SITE

Terres Rouges building
14, porte de France
L-4360 Esch/Alzette




The first part of this course is especially aimed at novice users of security tools (everyone) to explain what is happeneing below the surface. No computer skills or mathematics needed. The second part will cover an overview of today’s cryptography.

Additional Info

  • The training material is in English and most of the communication will happen in English as well.
  • You can bring your teen at the same time. Check out our AI training for teens.


This training does not have any assessment or exams; a certificate of participation will be issued to participants.