Dr. Taher Elgamal – The Future of Cryptography and Encryption: Online Q&A Session
August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join Dr. Taher Elgamal as he repeats his presentation to G20 World Leaders about the future of cryptography and encryption and answers your questions.
One session is available on Thursday, August 20.
Dr. Taher Elgamal[a] (born 18 August 1955) is an Egyptiancryptographer and entrepreneur. He is recognized as the “father of SSL,” for his 1985 paper entitled “A Public key Cryptosystem and A Signature Scheme based on discrete Logarithms” in which he proposed the design of the ElGamal discrete log cryptosystem and of the ElGamal signature schemeand the work he and others at Netscape did on promoting private and secure communications on the internet. He has also participated in the “SET” credit card payment protocol, plus a number of Internet payment schemes.