Private Key Component

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Good Public Key Cryptography is dependent on the absolute protection of the Private Key Component of the public/private key pair.


Protecting one's secret information, in the modern age of computers, has become synonymous with protect a secret or Private Key Component of a key pair.


  • Governments have been the primary customers for keeping secrets and, so, the primary customers for cryptography.
  • The challenge with providing good secrecy became a challenge to (1) find a good cryptography algorithm and (2) getting the cryptographic key security into the hands of those who need it.