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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User Review  - Pondlife - LibraryThing

I read this book back in 1998, and it was the first serious cryptography book I'd read. It's the classic reference book, and it covers a lot of ground. It's over 15 years old now, so it's missing some ... Read full review

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User Review  - wweisser - LibraryThing

Really excellent. On par with any classic manual of computer science. 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.