WTF is Entropy In Cryptography?by@wagslane
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WTF is Entropy In Cryptography?

by Lane Wagner2mMay 19th, 2020
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If you are familiar with the laws of thermodynamics, you may recognize the second law as dealing with entropy. In the realm of physics, entropy represents the degree of disorder in a system. Because systems tend to degrade over time, thermodynamic energy becomes less available to do mechanical work. In cryptography, entropy has a distinct but similar meaning.

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