What type of Algorithms was used in History when converting plaintext to ciphertext. It was mainly based on Ciphers.

The two main component of any cryptosystem are

  • Key
  • The Algorithm

In this section; we will be exploring some of the common Ciphers used in Cryptosystem. We will also discuss their Advantage and disadvantages. Refer to below figure for all details about different Cipher.

Cryptographic Ciphers
Ciphers in Cryptography