Cryptography For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 30, 2004 - Computers - 324 pages
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  • Cryptography is the most effective way to achieve data security and is essential to e-commerce activities such as online shopping, stock trading, and banking
  • This invaluable introduction to the basics of encryption covers everything from the terminology used in the field to specific technologies to the pros and cons of different implementations
  • Discusses specific technologies that incorporate cryptography in their design, such as authentication methods, wireless encryption, e-commerce, and smart cards
  • Based entirely on real-world issues and situations, the material provides instructions for already available technologies that readers can put to work immediately
  • Expert author Chey Cobb is retired from the NRO, where she held a Top Secret security clearance, instructed employees of the CIA and NSA on computer security and helped develop the computer security policies used by all U.S. intelligence agencies

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Part I Crypto Basics What You Really Need to Know
Part II Public Key Infrastructure
Part III Putting Encryption Technologies to Work for You
Part IV The Part of Tens
Part V Appendixes

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Chey Cobb, CISSP, author of Network Security For Dummies, was Chief Security Officer for a National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) overseas location. She is a nationally recognized computer security expert.

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