Cryptography: A Very Short Introduction

5c738d138d9ec.jpg Author Fred Piper and Sean Murphy
Isbn 9780192803153
File size 3.0MB
Year 2002
Pages 160
Language English
File format PDF
Category Cryptography

Book Description:

This book is a clear and informative introduction to cryptography and data protection--subjects of considerable social and political importance. It explains what algorithms do, how they are used, the risks associated with using them, and why governments should be concerned. Important areas are highlighted, such as Stream Ciphers, block ciphers, public key algorithms, digital signatures, and applications such as e-commerce. This book highlights the explosive impact of cryptography on modern society, with, for example, the evolution of the internet and the introduction of more sophisticated banking methods.

 

 

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