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Serious Cryptography by Jean-Philippe Aumasson
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Nov 06, 2017 | ISBN 9781593278267

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“A superb introduction to modern encryption and cryptography. For those looking to quickly get up to speed on the topics, this makes for an excellent go-to guide.”
—Ben Rothke, RSA Conference

“It’s really a love letter to cryptography.”
—Nadim Kobeissi

“For those who really want to understand how cryptography works, and who need to use it in practice, I thoroughly recommend Serious Cryptography.”
—Martijn Grooten, Virus Bulletin

“Impressive in its breadth…the state of the art in applied cryptography is distilled here in a mere 282 pages.”
—Federico Lucifredi, The Hub

“Aumasson successfully ensures that the reader has a strong understanding of cryptography’s core ideas… Serious Cryptography is a must read for anyone wanting to enter cryptographic engineering.”
—Infosecurity Magazine

“Each chapter not only explains concepts and key implementation details, but also highlights possible pitfalls, common mistakes, and finishes with a list of recommended materials.”
—Artificial Truth

“Jean-Philippe Aumasson’s Serious Cryptography is a classic (and serious) introduction to the field.”
—Mary Branscombe, ZDNet

“It’s advanced but the best book I’ve ever read for PKI is Serious Cryptography by Aumasson. Probably don’t want to start with it but if you get serious you’ll want to read it.”
—Chris Sandvick, @ChrisSandvick

“My favorite reference.”
—Colin O’Flynn, Circuit Cellar

Table Of Contents

Foreword by Matthew D. Green
Chapter 1: Encryption
Chapter 2: Randomness
Chapter 3: Cryptographic Security
Chapter 4: Block Ciphers
Chapter 5: Stream Ciphers
Chapter 6: Hash Functions
Chapter 7: Keyed Hashing
Chapter 8: Authenticated Encryption
Chapter 9: Hard Problems
Chapter 10: RSA
Chapter 11: Diffie–Hellman
Chapter 12: Elliptic Curves
Chapter 13: TLS
Chapter 14: Quantum and Post-Quantum

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