A survey of Symmetric Cryptography

The purpose of the research paper is to give a thorough survey of Symmetric Cryptography.

uItems that should be addressed include, but are not limited to:

uStrengths of using this form of cryptography

uWeaknesses of using this form of cryptography

uDescription of algorithms that implement symmetric cryptography and strengths / weaknesses of each algorithm

uRelevant examples of modern applications / industry that utilize symmetric cryptography

uWhy does symmetric cryptography work best for these applications?