Cryptography Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples
This cryptography tutorial book is a collection of notes and sample codes written by the author while he was learning cryptography technologies himself. Topics include AES, blowfish, certificate, cipher, decryption, DES, digest, encryption, keytool, MD5, OpenSSL, PEM, PKCS#8, PKCS#12, private key, p... 2017-03-02, 11521👍, 2💬
"OpenSSL" Viewing Certificates in DER and PEM
This section provides a tutorial example on how to use 'OpenSSL' to view certificates in DER and PEM formats generated by the 'keytool -exportcert' command. 2016-10-09, 21107👍, 2💬
What Is Block Cipher?
This section describes what is block cipher - An encryption scheme in which 'the clear text is broken up into blocks of fixed length, and encrypted one block at a time'. 2016-09-26, 176👍, 1💬
"keytool" Exporting Certificates in DER and PEM
This section provides a tutorial example on how to export certificates in DER and PEM format using the 'keytool -exportcert' command. 2016-06-27, 8551👍, 2💬
Introduction to DES Algorithm
This chapter provides tutorial examples and notes about DES (Data Encryption Standard) algorithm. Topics include description of block cipher, DES encryption algorithm, Round Keys Generation, DES decryption algorithm. 2016-05-20, 113👍, 1💬
MD5 Mesasge Digest Algorithm
This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on the MD5 message digest algorithm. Topics include MD5 algorithm overview; using MD5 in Java, PHP, and Perl. 2016-05-19, 402👍, 1💬
"openssl pkcs8" Converting Keys to PKCS#8 Format
This section provides a tutorial example on how to convert a private key file from the traditional format into PKCS#8 format using the 'openssl pkcs8' command. Keys can still be encoded with DER or PEM with or without DES encryption in PKCS#8 format. 2016-04-12, 2411👍, 1💬
Certificate X.509 Standard and DER/PEM Formats
This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on certificate content standard and file formats. Topics include X.509 standard for certificate content; DER encoding for certificate binary file format; PEM encoding for certificate text file format; exchanging certificates in DER and PEM forma... 2016-04-10, 130👍, 1💬
Summary - Migrating "keystore" Keys to "OpenSSL"
This section describes high level steps on how to migrate a private key generated in a JKS (Java KeyStore) file to an 'OpenSSL' key file. The key step is to convert a JKS file into a PKCS#12 file with 'keytool'. 2016-04-09, 102👍, 1💬
"keytool" Importing Certificates in DER and PEM
This section provides a tutorial example on how to use 'keytool' to import certificates in DER and PEM formats generated by 'OpenSSL' into 'keystore' files. 2016-04-01, 6200👍, 1💬
Certificate in PEM Format
This section describes what is certificate PEM (Privacy Enhanced Mail) format - A format uses PEM idea to convert a certificate in DER format to a message of printable characters. The conversion uses the Base64 encoding. 2016-03-30, 1849👍, 2💬
Illustration of DSA Algorithm: p,q=7,3
This section provides a tutorial example to illustrate how DSA digital signature algorithm works with small prime modulus p=7 and prime divisor q=3. 2016-03-22, 1558👍, 4💬
Key Schedule (Sub-Keys Generation) Algorithm
This section describes the Blowfish Key Schedule (Sub-Keys Generation) algorithm. It uses the binary representation of the fractional portion of constant Pi - 3.1415927... as initial values. 2016-03-17, 677👍, 2💬
Viewing Components of RSA Keys
This section provides a tutorial example on how to view different components of a pair of RSA private key and public key using the OpenSSL command line tool. 2016-03-14, 991👍, 2💬
Viewing Components of Certificate Signing Request
This section provides a tutorial example on how to view different components of a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) for your public key with OpenSSL. 2016-03-14, 396👍, 3💬
How Secure Is RSA Algorithm?
This section discusses the security of RSA public key encryption algorithm. RSA private key is not 100% secure. But if the private key uses larger value of n = p*q, it will take a very long time to crack the private key. 2016-03-12, 132👍, 1💬
Key Pair Sample Program - JcaKeyPair.java
This section provides a tutorial example on how to write simple program to generate a pair of private key and public key for the RSA or DSA algorithm. 2016-03-01, 504👍, 1💬
RSA Implementation using java.math.BigInteger Class
This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on RSA implementation using Java BigInteger class. Topics include introduction of the java.math.BigInteger class; generating large probable prime numbers; generating RSA public key and private key; validating RSA keys; determining cleartext and ... 2016-02-29, 1850👍, 3💬
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