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Published: 01 August 2017

720 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198788010

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Everyday Cryptography

Fundamental Principles and Applications

Second Edition

Keith Martin

  • Presents a comprehensive introduction to the role that cryptography plays in the modern world
  • Introductory, self-contained and widely accessible
  • Focuses on the issues that are of concern to users and practitioners, rather than theorists
  • Can be used as the basis of an educational course through the provision of structured learning outcomes, further reading and activities for each chapter
  • Also considers wider societal issues that arise concerning the use of cryptography
  • Almost no prior knowledge of mathematics is required

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter on controlling use of cryptography following revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden
  • New chapter on cryptographic protection of personal devices such as mobile phones, including cryptography behind WhatsApp and Apple's iOS operating system
  • New case studies concerning Tor and Bitcoin
  • Updated case studies to feature new developments including TLS 1.3, LTE and Apple Pay
  • Extended core material to include techniques gaining popularity such as SHA3, authenticated encryption modes, key derivation functions, and key wrapping

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