Mar 09 2023

What Is a Public Key and How Does It Work

published by Vivek Singh
in blog CoinStats Blog
original entryWhat Is a Public Key and How Does It Work

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Public-key cryptography (PKC) is an asymmetric encryption technique that relies on a pair of keys to secure data communication. The public key is the encryption key shared with everyone to receive transactions, and the private key is the decryption key that must be kept secret. This technique is at the heart of cryptocurrencies and ensures the integrity and authenticity of crypto transactions. Key...