Contemporary Cryptography, Second Edition

A book published by Artech House Publishers in the Information Security and Privacy Series

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Rolf Oppliger, Ph.D.
eSECURITY Technologies Rolf Oppliger
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Aims and Scope

The book provides an overview about contemporary cryptography.

Target Audience

The book is intended for computer scientists, electrical engineers, and mathematicians both in research and practice. The book is also intended for computer practitioners, consultants, and information officers who want to gain some insight into the fascinating and fastly evolving field.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Gene Spafford

1. Introduction
2. Cryptographic Systems

Part I: Unkeyed Cryptosystems

3. One-Way Functions
4. Cryptographic Hash Functions
5. Random Bit Generators

Part II: Secret Key Cryptosystems

6. Symmetric Encryption Systems
7. Message Authentication Systems
8. Pseudorandom Bit Generators
9. Pseudorandom Functions

Part III: Public Key Cryptosystems

10. Asymmetric Encryption Systems
11. Digital Signature Systems
12. Key Establishment
13. Entity Authentication
14. Secure Multi-Party Computation

Part IV: Conclusions

15. Key Management
16. Summary
17. Outlook

Appendix A: Discrete Mathematics
Appendix B: Probability Theory
Appendix C: Information Theory
Appendix D: Complexity Theory
List of Symbols
Abbreviations and Acronyms
About the Author


Errata List

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