The Vigenere Cipher

Kimberly Chiffens and Maria Jannelli's Senior Project

Fall Semester 2010
Presentation Two
Presentation Three

Spring Semester 2011
Presentation One
Presentation One

Project Goals
  • Create an interactive applet that will encrypt and decrypt using Vigenere Cipher
  • Add walk-through examples to website
  • Design a program implementing Kasiski Friedmann Attack - Cryptanalysis of Vigenere Cipher


Encryption Explained

Decryption Explained

Main Concepts and DefinitionsFriedman and Kasiski Attacks DecipheredVigenere Cipher Applet


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