Mathematics and Internet Security

When you use your home computer to log on to your bank account and pay a bill, to buy a book from Amazon, or to buy or sell something on eBay, you assume your personal details--your social security number, your bank account access password, or your credit card number--cannot be read by an unauthorized third party. What makes this possible is mathematics.

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The Math Forum @ Drexel

Mathematics Awareness Month is sponsored each year by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics to recognize the importance of mathematics through written materials and an accompanying poster that highlight mathematical developments and applications in a particular area.
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