SSL and TLS: Theory and Practice

SSL (secure socket layer) and TLS (Transport Layer Security) are widely deployed security protocols that are used in all kinds of web-based e-commerce and e-business applications and are part of most contemporary security systems available today. This practical book provides a comprehensive introduction to these protocols, offering you a solid understanding of their design. Practitioners find discussions on the advantages and disadva...

Contemporary Cryptography

Cryptography has become one of the basic enabling technologies of the internet as we know it today. Without the ability to transport such private information as credit card information, none of the commerce oriented sites from Amazon or EBay, none of the porn sites could exist. The net simply wouldn't be as we know it today. Much of the stories that we know of cryptology have to do with the breaking of the German Enigma or the Japane...