## Codes: The Guide to Secrecy From Ancient to Modern TimesFrom the Rosetta Stone to public-key cryptography, the art and science of cryptology has been used to unlock the vivid history of ancient cultures, to turn the tide of warfare, and to thwart potential hackers from attacking computer systems. Codes: The Guide to Secrecy from Ancient to Modern Times explores the depth and breadth of the field, remain |

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### Contents

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From SixteenthCentury Cryptography to the New Millennium The Last 500 Years | 59 |

SymmetricKey Cryptography | 107 |

PublicKey Cryptography | 161 |

Cryptographic Protocols | 191 |

Key Management | 233 |

Message Authentication | 251 |

Electronic Mail and Internet Security | 271 |

Mathematical Facts | 466 |

Pseudorandom Number Generation | 506 |

Factoring Large Integers | 509 |

Technical and Advanced Details | 527 |

Probability Theory | 543 |

Recognizing Primes | 550 |

Exercises | 561 |

Bibliography | 605 |

Applications and the Future | 329 |

Noncryptographic Security Issues | 375 |

Information Theory and Coding | 425 |

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Codes: The Guide to Secrecy From Ancient to Modern Times Richard A. Mollin No preview available - 2005 |

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