Handbook of Applied Cryptography




This book provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of applied cryptography. Designed for reference and browsing, the authors still intend that a front-to-back read have some merit. Chapters can be freely downloaded.

Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot and Scott A. Vanstone
Handbook of Applied Cryptography
CRC Press; Fifth Printing (August 2001); 816 pages
ISBN: 0-8493-8523-7

Table of contents

  1. Overview of Cryptography
  2. Mathematical Background
  3. Number-Theoretic Reference Problems
  4. Public-Key Parameters
  5. Pseudorandom Bits and Sequences
  6. Stream Ciphers
  7. Block Ciphers
  8. Public-Key Encryption
  9. Hash Functions and Data Integrity
  10. Identification and Entity Authentication
  11. Digital Signatures
  12. Key Establishment Protocols
  13. Key Management Techniques
  14. Efficient Implementation
  15. Patents and Standards

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