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Serious Cryptography: A Practical Introduction to Modern Encryption

Just what I was looking for, addresses most common crypto algorithms and points to weaknesses or ways how it can be weakened. Great for people planning to use or implement crypto libraries Philosopher Alfred North Whitehead noted that modern philosophy is simply a series of footnotes to Plato. When it comes to cryptography, much of it is simply footnotes to Bruce Schneier’s classic work Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms and...

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Network Security and Cryptography : A Self-Teaching Introduction

Network Security and Cryptography covers the basic concepts of computer networks as they relate to cryptography and network security, and is recommended both for computer and network engineers and those who would survey the latest material relating to soft grids, big data analytics, blockchain, and computer network ciphers. Chapters include mathematical equations and support for this overview of cryptography and its applications in r...

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Algorithmic Strategies for Solving Complex Problems in Cryptography

Cryptography is a field that is constantly advancing, due to exponential growth in new technologies within the past few decades. Applying strategic algorithms to cryptic issues can help save time and energy in solving the expanding problems within this field. Algorithmic Strategies for Solving Complex Problems in Cryptography is an essential reference source that discusses the evolution and current trends in cryptology, and it offers...

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Modern Cryptography and Elliptic Curves : A Beginner's Guide

The main objective of this book, which is mainly aimed at undergraduate students, is to explain the arithmetic of elliptic curves defined over finite fields and to show how those curves can be used in cryptography. In order to do that, the author purposely avoids complex mathematical demonstrations and, instead, presents the concepts in a more descriptive way, suggesting some topics for further exploration by the reader. --Victor Gay...

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L'univers secret de la cryptographie

Présente dès l Antiquité à des fins militaires et diplomatiques, la cryptographie s illustre aujourd hui, à l ère du numérique, dans des usages plus pacifiques. Elle permet en effet de sécuriser toutes les opérations de la vie courante, des systèmes informatiques aux télécommunications en passant par les transactions bancaires. Pour mesurer l étendue de ses applications et apprendre à s en servir, Gilles Dubertret nous fait découvrir...

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Cybercrime in Progress: (Crime Science Series)

The emergence of the World Wide Web, smartphones, and computers has transformed the world and enabled individuals to engage in crimes in a multitude of new ways. Criminological scholarship on these issues has increased dramatically over the last decade, as have studies on ways to prevent and police these offenses. This book is one of the first texts to provide a comprehensive review of research regarding cybercrime, policing and enfo...

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RSA and Public-Key Cryptography

Although much literature exists on the subject of RSA and public-key cryptography, until now there has been no single source that reveals recent developments in the area at an accessible level. Acclaimed author Richard A. Mollin brings together all of the relevant information available on public-key cryptography (PKC), from RSA to the latest applications of PKC, including electronic cash, secret broadcasting, secret balloting systems...

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Guide to Pairing-Based Cryptography

This book is devoted to efficient pairing computations and implementations, useful tools for cryptographers working on topics like identity-based cryptography and the simplification of existing protocols like signature schemes. As well as exploring the basic mathematical background of finite fields and elliptic curves, Guide to Pairing-Based Cryptography offers an overview of the most recent developments in optimizations for pairing ...

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CompTIA Security+ Practice Tests: Exam SY0-501

1,000 Challenging practice questions for Exam SY0-501 CompTIA Security+ Practice Tests provides invaluable practice for candidates preparing for Exam SY0-501. Covering 100% of exam objectives, this book provides 1,000 practice questions to help you test your knowledge and maximize your performance well in advance of exam day. Whether used alone or as a companion to the CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, these questions help reinforce wha...

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Handbook of Image-Based Security Techniques

This book focuses on image based security techniques, namely visual cryptography, watermarking, and steganography. This book is divided into four sections. The first section explores basic to advanced concepts of visual cryptography. The second section of the book covers digital image watermarking including watermarking algorithms, frameworks for modeling watermarking systems, and the evaluation of watermarking techniques. The next s...