Applied cryptography: protocols, algorithms, and source code in C

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Wiley, 1994 - Computers - 618 pages
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After a brief account of the history of cryptography, the latest data on encryption protocols and techniques are explained. Describes present-day applications ranging from electronic cash to anonymous messaging and current security concerns. The second section assumes fairly sophisticated knowledge of the C programming language and features numerous source code fragments. Practical implementations of the code are listed throughout the book's second half.

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Review: Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C

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Schneier's Big Book of Codes. Daunting. Read full review

Review: Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C

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What a wonderful book! I studied some crypto in college (public key and zero knowledge proofs) and found the field almost incomprehensible: lots of very specific number theories, very little overview ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER 2
19
CHAPTER 4
66
CHAPTER 5
82
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

BRUCE SCHNEIER is a security consultant and President of Counterpane Systems. He is a contributing editor to Dr. Dobb's Journal, a frequent lecturer, and the author of Applied Cryptography.