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Best Cryptography Books

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Best Cryptography Books
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Understanding Cryptography
A Textbook for Students and Practitioners
Christof Paar - 2009-12-10
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Cryptography is now ubiquitous - moving beyond the traditional environments, such as government communications and banking systems, we see cryptographic techniques realized in Web browsers, e-mail programs, cell phones, manufacturing systems, embedded software, smart buildings, cars, and even medical implants. Today's designers need a comprehensive...
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Serious Cryptography
A Practical Introduction to Modern Encryption
Jean-Philippe Aumasson - 2017-11-06
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Serious Cryptography is the much anticipated review of modern cryptography by cryptographer JP Aumasson. This is a book for readers who want to understand how cryptography works in today's world. The book is suitable for a wide audience, yet is filled with mathematical concepts and meaty discussions of how the various cryptographic mechanisms work....
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Applied Cryptography
Protocols, Algorithms and Source Code in C
Bruce Schneier - 2015-03-30 (first published in 1993)
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From the world's most renowned security technologist, Bruce Schneier, this 20th Anniversary Edition is the most definitive reference on cryptography ever published and is the seminal work on cryptography. Cryptographic techniques have applications far beyond the obvious uses of encoding and decoding information. For developers who need to know abou...
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The Code Book
The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography
Simon Singh - 2000-08-29 (first published in 1999)
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In his first book since the bestselling Fermat’s Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of Scots, trapped by her own code, to the Navajo Code Talkers who helped the Allies win World War II, t...
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Cryptography Engineering
Design Principles and Practical Applications
Niels Ferguson, Bruce Schneier, Tadayoshi Kohno - 2010-03-15
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The ultimate guide to cryptography, updated from an author team of the world's top cryptography experts. Cryptography is vital to keeping information safe, in an era when the formula to do so becomes more and more challenging. Written by a team of world-renowned cryptography experts, this essential guide is the definitive introduction to all major ...
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Cryptography and Network Security
Principles and Practice (7th Edition)
William Stallings - 2016-03-05 (first published in 1998)
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KEY BENEFIT Stallings' Cryptography and Network Security, Seventh Edition, introduces the reader to the compelling and evolving field of cryptography and network security. In an age of viruses and hackers, electronic eavesdropping, and electronic fraud on a global scale, security is paramount. The purpose of this book is to provide a practical surv...
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Cracking Codes with Python
An Introduction to Building and Breaking Ciphers
Al Sweigart - 2018-01-23
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In Cracking Codes with Python, you'll learn how to program in Python while making and breaking ciphers, which are used to encrypt secret messages. (No programming experience required!). After a quick crash course in programming, you'll make, test, and hack classic cipher programs. You'll begin with simple programs like the Caesar cipher and then wo...
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The Key to Digital Security, How It Works, and Why It Matters
Keith Martin - 2020-05-19
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A nuts-and-bolts explanation of cryptography from a leading expert in information security.Despite its reputation as a language only of spies and hackers, cryptography plays a critical role in our everyday lives. Though often invisible, it underpins the security of our mobile phone calls, credit card payments, web searches, internet messaging, and ...
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Handbook of Applied Cryptography
Alfred J. Menezes - 1996-12-16
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Cryptography, in particular public-key cryptography, has emerged in the last 20 years as an important discipline that is not only the subject of an enormous amount of research, but provides the foundation for information security in many applications. Standards are emerging to meet the demands for cryptographic protection in most areas of data comm...
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Neal Stephenson - 2000-05-03 (first published in 1999)
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With this extraordinary first volume in an epoch-making masterpiece, Neal Stephenson hacks into the secret histories of nations and the private obsessions of men, decrypting with dazzling virtuosity the forces that shaped this century.In 1942, Lawrence Pritchard Waterhouse—mathematical genius and young Captain in the U.S. Navy—is assigned to detach...
A Course in Number Theory and Cryptography by Neal Koblitz
Top Secret by Paul B. Janeczko
Practical Cryptography by Niels Ferguson, Bruce Schneier
Introduction to Modern Cryptography by Jonathan Katz
Real-World Cryptography by David Wong
The Mathematics of Secrets by Joshua Holden
Introduction to Modern Cryptography by Jonathan Katz, Yehuda Lindell
Practical Cryptography in Python by Seth James Nielson, Christopher K. Monson
Crypto Dictionary by Jean-Philippe Aumasson
Cryptography by Douglas R. Stinson
Cryptography For Dummies by Chey Cobb
Introduction to Cryptography with Coding Theory by Wade Trappe
Cryptography by Fred Piper, Sean Murphy
Code Talker by Chester Nez
Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Applied Network Security Monitoring by Chris Sanders
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Network Security with pfSense by Manuj Aggarwal
Defensive Security Handbook by Lee Brotherston
Crypto by Steven Levy
Battle of Wits by Stephen Budiansky
Elementary Number Theory by Burton
The Keys of Egypt by Lesley Adkins
Bulletproof SSL and TLS by Ivan Ristic
Cryptography and Network Security by ET ALL KAHATE
Break the Code by Bud Johnson
Foundations of Cryptography by Oded Goldreich
Cryptography Apocalypse by Roger A. Grimes
SSL/TLS Under Lock and Key by Paul Baka, Jeremy Schatten
Practical Python Security by Dennis Byrne
Undefined by Khai Smith
Cryptography Made Simple by Nigel Smart
Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security by
Modern Cryptography for Cybersecurity Professionals by Lisa Bock
Pro Cryptography and Cryptanalysis by Marius Iulian Mihailescu, Stefania Loredana Nita
Handbook of Elliptic and Hyperelliptic Curve Cryptography (Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications) by
Cryptography by Maura B. Paterson Douglas R. Stinson
Bent Functions by Natalia Tokareva
Cryptography Decrypted by H. Mel, Doris Baker
Modern Cryptography by