Online Security with Prime Numbers
The purpose of this tutorial is to provide a brief understanding of why prime numbers are important in the world of online security.
This tutorial is very short and to the point. The following information will be presented:
-Prime number definition.
-Prime number auto generation process.
-Output of auto generation.
-Plain, non technical, explanation of how prime numbers influence security.
A prime number is a natural number that is only divisible by the numeral one and itself. Divisible in this context indicates that the process of division does not leave a remainder. For example, the natural number 17 is a prime number. 17 can be divided by 1. 17 can be divided by 17.
17 / 1 = 17
17 / 17 = 1
Continue to the next page to see how prime numbers are generated.