# Asymmetric Cryptography (Public Key Cryptography) – Part I

Asymmetric cryptography, also known as public key cryptography, it uses two distinct, yet related keys. One key, the Public Key, is used for encryption and the other, the Private Key, is for decryption. Let say Mahesh wants to send an encrypted message to Shalini, Mahesh will look for Shalini Public key and use it for encrypt the message before sending it. Then Shalini Can decrypt … Continue reading Asymmetric Cryptography (Public Key Cryptography) – Part I