Quick primer to Cryptography. Get familiar with the theoretical concepts, history and its applications. Perfect for beginners.


Sarith Chandra, BCS ISSG


12:30 - Introductions
12:35 - Presentation and discussion
13:15 - Close of event



  • Introduce Cryptography for Beginners
  • Refresh some Crypto concepts
  • Learn some history and best practices

Detail: (May be subject to last minute changes)

  • Cryptology, Cryptography, Cryptanalysis
  • Some Best Practices
  • Crypto Challenge


  • Suitable for students and beginners
  • You need to only have general awareness of IT and Computer Security concepts
  • This session does not delve into the mathematics of cryptography and is a good lead-in to the future Cryptography 201 advanced talk

About the speaker

Sarith Chandra is a member of the British Computer Society and is the current Early Careers Representative within the BCS ISSG group.

Sarith is a vetted Cyber Security Risk & Compliance Leader with nearly 20 years industry experience. He currently leads Data protection within Cyber security for a leading multi-national Healthcare org.

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This event is brought to you by: BCS Information Security specialist group

Webinar: Cryptography 101 - Information Security SG
Date and time
Thursday 16 June, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
This event is sold out