In this introductory textbook the author explains the key topics in cryptography. He takes a modern approach, where defining what is meant by "secure" is as important as creating something that achieves that goal, and security definitions are central to the discussion throughout. The author balances a largely non-rigorous style — many proofs are sketched only — with appropriate formality and depth. For example, he uses the terminology of groups and finite fields so that the reader can understand both the latest academic research and "real-world" documents such as application programming interface descriptions and cryptographic standards. The text employs colour to distinguish between public and private information, and all chapters include summaries and suggestions for further reading. This is a suitable textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in computer science, mathematics and engineering, and for self-study by professionals in information security. While the appendix summarizes most of the basic algebra and notation required, it is assumed that the reader has a basic knowledge of discrete mathematics, probability, and elementary calculus.
Das Buch gibt eine umfassende Einführung in moderne angewandte Kryptografie. Es behandelt nahezu alle kryptografischen Verfahren mit praktischer Relevanz. Es werden symmetrische Verfahren (DES, AES, PRESENT, Stromchiffren), asymmetrische Verfahren (RSA, Diffie-Hellmann, elliptische Kurven) sowie digitale Signaturen, Hash-Funktionen, Message Authentication Codes sowie Schlüsselaustauschprotokolle vorgestellt. Für alle Krypto-Verfahren werden aktuelle Sicherheitseinschätzungen und Implementierungseigenschaften beschrieben.
Author: Nemati, Hamid R.
Publisher: IGI Global
Release Date: 2010-08-31
Applied Cryptography for Cyber Security and Defense: Information Encryption and Cyphering applies the principles of cryptographic systems to real-world scenarios, explaining how cryptography can protect businesses' information and ensure privacy for their networks and databases. It delves into the specific security requirements within various emerging application areas and discusses procedures for engineering cryptography into system design and implementation.
Author: Hans Delfs
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2007-03-05
The opening section of this book covers key concepts of cryptography, from encryption and digital signatures to cryptographic protocols. Essential techniques are demonstrated in protocols for key exchange, user identification, electronic elections and digital cash. The second part addresses advanced topics, such as the bit security of one-way functions and computationally perfect pseudorandom bit generators. Examples of provably secure encryption and signature schemes and their security proofs are given. Though particular attention is given to the mathematical foundations, no special background in mathematics is presumed. The necessary algebra, number theory and probability theory are included in the appendix. Each chapter closes with a collection of exercises. The second edition presents new material, including a complete description of the AES, an extended section on cryptographic hash functions, a new section on random oracle proofs, and a new section on public-key encryption schemes that are provably secure against adaptively-chosen-ciphertext attacks.
Author: V. K. PACHGHARE
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
Release Date: 2015-01-02
This thoroughly revised and well-organised book is in its second edition, continues to present the principles, techniques, design and implementation of cryptography and information security algorithms, with a perfect balance in the presentation of theoretical and practical aspects. To provide the mathematical background required to understand the principles of cryptography and information security, the text explains all the relevant theorems such as Fermat’s theorem and Euler’s theorem. The book gives a clear analysis of various encryption methods and cipher techniques. In addition, various security measures, for example, firewalls and virtual private network, and web security, are also discussed. This edition includes the topics with new innovations and improvements in the field of cryptography and information security in a substantial and comprehensive way. In this edition, the effort is taken to improve the pedagogy and user friendliness. It incorporates many solved numerical problems to clarify the various concepts and different algorithms and also includes MCQs with their answers in each chapter. The book is intended for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science and engineering (B.Tech./M.Tech.), undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science (B.Sc./M.Sc. Computer Science), and information technology (B.Sc./M.Sc. IT) and the students of Master of Computer Applications (MCA). KEY FEATURES Covers the latest topic of computer forensics and the areas in which they can be applied. Gives algorithms with numerical explanations. Provides a large number of solved problems.
This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental aspects of Information Security (including Web, Networked World, Systems, Applications, and Communication Channels). Security is also an essential part of e-business strategy (including protecting critical infrastructures that depend on information systems) and hence information security in the enterprise (Government, Industry, Academia, and Society) and over networks has become the primary concern. The book provides the readers with a thorough understanding of how information can be protected throughout computer networks. The concepts related to the main objectives of computer and information security systems, namely confidentiality, data integrity, authentication (entity and data origin), access control, and non-repudiation have been elucidated, providing a sound foundation in the principles of cryptography and network security. The book provides a detailed treatment of design principles of classical and modern cryptosystems through an elaborate study of cryptographic techniques, algorithms, and protocols. It covers all areas of security—using Symmetric key and Public key cryptography, hash functions, authentication techniques, biometric techniques, and stegano-graphy. Besides, techniques such as Secure Socket Layer (SSL), Firewalls, IPSec for Web security and network security are addressed as well to complete the security framework of the Internet. Finally, the author demons-trates how an online voting system can be built, showcasing information security techniques, for societal benefits. Information Security: Theory and Practice is intended as a textbook for a one-semester course in Information Security/Network Security and Crypto-graphy for B.E./B.Tech students of Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technology.
The book is intended for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science and engineering and information technology, and the students of master of computer applications. The purpose of this book is to introduce this subject as a comprehensive text which is self contained and covers all the aspects of network security. Each chapter is divided into sections and subsections to facilitate design of the curriculum as per the academic needs. The text contains numerous examples and illustrations that enhance conceptual clarity. Each chapter has set of problems at the end of chapter that inspire the reader to test his understanding of the subject. Answers to most of the problems are given at the end of the book. Key Features • The subject matter is illustrated with about 200 figures and numerous examples at every stage of learning. • The list of recommended books, technical articles, and standards is included chapter-wise at the end of the book. • An exhaustive glossary and a list of frequently used acronyms are also given. • The book is based on the latest versions of the protocols (TLS, IKE, IPsec, S/MIME, Kerberos, X.509 etc.).
This book is a clear and informative introduction to cryptography and data protection - subjects of considerable social and political importance. It explains what algorithms do, how they are used, the risks associated with using them, and why governments should be concerned. Important areas are highlighted, such as Stream Ciphers, block ciphers, public key algorithms, digital signatures, and applications such as e-commerce. This book highlights the explosive impact of cryptography on modern society, with, for example, the evolution of the internet and the introduction of more sophisticated banking methods. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
Safeguarding the confidentiality, authenticity, integrity, and non-repudiation of information is paramount to organizational stability and success. This new book provides an understanding of information security, potential threats to our information, and effective countermeasures to proactively combat those threats. A comprehensive review of cryptographic techniques is presented and explained in simple mathematical terms. The text covers symmetrical and asymmetrical encryption, digital signatures, Kerberos, creation/deployment of strong keys and passwords, Virtual Private Networks, SET, SSL, SSH, IPSec, and authentication techniques. A detailed examination of Tiny Encryption Algorithm (TEA) exposes readers to the inner workings of encryption. CD-ROM experiments help solidify the learning experience. Emphasis throughout is on the application of the cryptographic methods and support structures needed to effectively apply the principles to create a secure business setting.
Author: Chuck Easttom
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2015-10-09
This comprehensive guide to modern data encryption makes cryptography accessible to information security professionals of all skill levels—with no math expertise required Cryptography underpins today’s cyber-security; however, few information security professionals have a solid understanding of these encryption methods due to their complex mathematical makeup. Modern Cryptography: Applied Mathematics for Encryption and Information Security leads readers through all aspects of the field, providing a comprehensive overview of cryptography and practical instruction on the latest encryption methods. The book begins with an overview of the evolution of cryptography and moves on to modern protocols with a discussion of hashes, cryptanalysis, and steganography. From there, seasoned security author Chuck Easttom provides readers with the complete picture—full explanations of real-world applications for cryptography along with detailed implementation instructions. Unlike similar titles on the topic, this reference assumes no mathematical expertise—the reader will be exposed to only the formulas and equations needed to master the art of cryptography. Concisely explains complex formulas and equations and makes the math easy Teaches even the information security novice critical encryption skills Written by a globally-recognized security expert who has taught cryptography to various government and civilian groups and organizations around the world
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Security and Cryptology, Inscrypt 2016, held in Beijing, China, in November 2016. The 32 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 93 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on symmetric ciphers; public-key cryptosystems; signature and authentication; homomorphic encryption; leakage-resilient; post-quantum cryptography; commitment and protocol; elliptic curves; security and implementation.
Author: Sanjay G. Kanade
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Release Date: 2012
This book deals with "crypto-biometrics," a relatively new and multi-disciplinary area of research (started in 1998). Combining biometrics and cryptography provides multiple advantages, such as, revocability, template diversity, better verification accuracy, and generation of cryptographically usable keys that are strongly linked to the user identity. In this text, a thorough review of the subject is provided and then some of the main categories are illustrated with recently proposed systems by the authors. Beginning with the basics, this text deals with various aspects of crypto-biometrics, including review, cancelable biometrics, cryptographic key generation from biometrics, and crypto-biometric key sharing protocols. Because of the thorough treatment of the topic, this text will be highly beneficial to researchers and industry professionals in information security and privacy. Table of Contents: Introduction / Cancelable Biometric System / Cryptographic Key Regeneration Using Biometrics / Biometrics-Based Secure Authentication Protocols / Concluding Remarks
Author: Sarhan M. Musa
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Release Date: 2018-03-20
Network Security and Cryptography introduces the basic concepts in computer networks and the latest trends and technologies in cryptography and network security. The book is a definitive guide to the principles and techniques of cryptography and network security, and introduces basic concepts in computer networks such as classical cipher schemes, public key cryptography, authentication schemes, pretty good privacy, and Internet security. It features the latest material on emerging technologies, related to IoT, cloud computing, SCADA, blockchain, smart grid, big data analytics, and more. Primarily intended as a textbook for courses in computer science and electronics & communication, the book also serves as a basic reference and refresher for professionals in these areas. FEATURES: • Includes the latest material on emerging technologies, related to IoT, cloud computing, smart grid, big data analytics, blockchain, and more • Features separate chapters on the mathematics related to network security and cryptography • Introduces basic concepts in computer networks including classical cipher schemes, public key cryptography, authentication schemes, pretty good privacy, Internet security services, and system security • Includes end of chapter review questions