crypto for beginners

Tom Scavo trscavo at
Sat Oct 14 11:45:59 EDT 2017

Strictly speaking, this message is off-topic for this list. I hope you
agree this info may be beneficial to subscribers (especially new
subscribers) of this mailing list.

The following article provides a basic understanding of asymmetric crypto:

Explaining public-key cryptography to non-geeks

The novel description of public key encryption in the above article is
simply brilliant, a must-read for new deployers of the Shibboleth

For complete details regarding the Shibboleth IdP software, see the
"Keys and Certificates" section of the SecurityAndNetworking topic in
the wiki:


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