Serious cryptography : a practical introduction to modern encryption / Jean-Philippe Aumasson ; foreword by Matthew D. Green.Material type: TextPublisher: San Francisco : No Starch Press, 2018Description: xxii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type:
- 005.824 AU.S 2018 23
- QA76.9.A25 A96 2018
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Encryption -- Randomness -- Cryptographic security -- Block ciphers -- Stream ciphers -- Hash functions -- Keyed hashing -- Authenticated encryption -- Hard problems -- RSA -- Diffie-Hellman -- Elliptic curves -- TLS -- Quantum and post-quantum.
This practical guide to modern encryption breaks down the fundamental mathematical concepts at the heart of cryptography without shying away from meaty discussions of how they work. You'll learn about authenticated encryption, secure randomness, hash functions, block ciphers, and public-key techniques such as RSA and elliptic curve cryptography. You'll also learn: Key concepts in cryptography, such as computational security, attacker models, and forward secrecy; The strengths and limitations of the TLS protocol behind HTTPS secure websites; Quantum computation and post-quantum cryptography; About various vulnerabilities by examining numerous code examples and use cases; How to choose the best algorithm or protocol and ask vendors the right questions Each chapter includes a discussion of common implementation mistakes using real-world examples and details what could go wrong and how to avoid these pitfalls. Whether you're a seasoned practitioner or a beginner looking to dive into the field, Serious Cryptography will provide a complete survey of modern encryption and its applications.