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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I wonder how many people remember the first release of Applied Cryptography, and all the hoops you had to jump through (to prove US Citizenship and residency) just to get the floppy disk with the ... Read full review

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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

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.