Abstract: An inexpensive device to assist in teaching the main ideas of Public Key encryption and its use in class to illustrate the operation of public key encryption is described. It illustrates that there are two keys, and is particularly useful for illustrating that privacy is achieved by using the public key. Initial data from in class use seem to confirm its utility.
Keywords: Public key encryption
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Recommended Citation: Pendegraft, N. (2009). Teaching Tip: An Inexpensive Device for Teaching Public Key Encryption. Journal of Information Systems Education, 20(3), pp. 277-280.