Cryptography and Public Key Infrastructure on the Internet

Front Cover
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 4, 2006 - Computers - 488 pages
A practical guide to Cryptography and its use in the Internet and other communication networks.

This overview takes the reader through basic issues and on to more advanced concepts, to cover all levels of interest. Coverage includes all key mathematical concepts, standardisation, authentication, elliptic curve cryptography, and algorithm modes and protocols (including SSL, TLS, IPSec, SMIME, & PGP protocols).
* Details what the risks on the internet are and how cryptography can help
* Includes a chapter on interception which is unique amongst competing books in this field
* Explains Public Key Infrastructures (PKIs) - currently the most important issue when using cryptography in a large organisation
* Includes up-to-date referencing of people, organisations, books and Web sites and the latest information about recent acts and standards affecting encryption practice
* Tackles the practical issues such as the difference between SSL and IPSec, which companies are active on the market and where to get further information
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

PART 1 WHY CRYPTOGRAPHY ON THE INTERNET?
1
PART 2 THE PRINCIPLES OF CRYPTOGRAPHY
39
PART 3 ADVANCED CRYPTOGRAPHY
145
PART 4 PUBLIC KEY INFRASTRUCTURES
237
PART 5 CRYPTO PROTOCOLS FOR THE INTERNET
309
PART 6 MORE ABOUT CRYPTOGRAPHY
393
Appendix A List of abbreviations
447
Appendix B Bibliography
453
Index
463
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2006)

Klaus Schmeh is the author of Cryptography and Public Key Infrastructure on the Internet, published by Wiley.

Bibliographic information