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Practical cryptography

Author: Niels Ferguson; Bruce Schneier
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Security is the number one concern for businesses worldwide. The gold standard for attaining security is cryptography because it provides the most reliable tools for storing or transmitting digital  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Niels Ferguson; Bruce Schneier
ISBN: 047122894X 9780471228943 0471223573 9780471223573
OCLC Number: 85885449
Description: xx, 410 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Our design philosophy --
The context of cryptography --
Introduction to cryptography --
Block ciphers --
Block cipher modes --
Hash functions --
Message authentication codes --
The secure channel --
Implementation issues (I) --
Generating randomness --
Primes --
Diffie-Hellman --
RSA --
Introduction to cryptographic protocols --
Key negotiation protocol --
Implementation issues (II) --
The clock --
Key servers --
The dream of PKI --
PKI reality --
PKI practicalities --
Storing secrets --
Standards --
Patents --
Involving experts
Responsibility: Niels Ferguson, Bruce Schneier.
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