Information security and data authentication are critical pillars in the use of technologies in future arms control agreements. Cryptography in various forms has been supporting these pillars across many fields for hundreds of years. This course will provide an introduction to identifying and understanding how cryptography can be employed within arms control monitoring and verification to support the development and deployment of trusted technologies. In this virtual engagement, Dr. Keith Tolk will discuss the basics of cryptography and how it is used in the context of nuclear verification and arms control Dr. Tolk is an internationally-recognized expert, with over 35 years of experience in the use of cryptography in arms control, warhead dismantlement transparency, and international safeguards. He brings his expertise on topics in symmetric and asymmetric key cryptography and how they are used in arms control and international safeguards applications. This opportunity is made available as part of the National Nuclear Security Administration's Office of Nuclear Verification's Next Generation Arms Control Experts (NextGen ACE) initiative. Register at the link below by October 25 to attend. https://forms.office.com/g/t7zcyy47Ge . The applicant will receive a Teams link and calendar hold once the registration has been approved.