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In this episode of ‘Ask the Professor,” Prof. Nigel Smart talks about Yao’s Millionaire Problem (how to reveal who is the richest millionaire w/out revealing how much money they actually have), in the case of two or more parties. Additionally, what do you do if the message is longer than the keystream? And finally, how and when should one study cryptography? Prof. Nigel Smart gives us all the details!

In the ‘Ask the Professor’ video series, Professor Nigel Smart, a world-renowned expert in applied cryptography, Vice President of the International Association of Cryptologic Research, and Professor of Cryptography in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bristol, answers the internet’s most interesting questions about cryptography.

Based on questions from popular blogs, forums, and social media—this series is relevant for both beginners and advanced crypto enthusiasts alike.