1.) Applied Cryptography Protocols Algorithms and Source Code in C

From the world’s most renowned security technologist Bruce Schneier this 20th Anniversary Edition is the most definitive reference on cryptography ever published and is the seminal work on cryptography. Cryptographic techniques have applications far beyond the obvious uses of encoding and decoding information. For developers who need to know about capabilities such as digital signatures that depend on cryptographic techniques there’s no better overview than Applied Cryptography the definitive book on the subject. Bruce Schneier covers general classes of cryptographic protocols and then specific techniques detailing the inner workings of real world cryptographic algorithms including the Data Encryption Standard and RSA public key cryptosystems. The book includes source code listings and extensive advice on the practical aspects of cryptography implementation such as the importance of generating truly random numbers and of keeping keys secure.

“. . .the best introduction to cryptography I’ve ever seen. . . .The book the National Security Agency wanted never to be published. . . .” Wired Magazine

“. . .monumental . . . fascinating . . . comprehensive . . . the definitive work on cryptography for computer programmers . . .” Dr. Dobb’s Journal

“. . .easily ranks as one of the most authoritative in its field.” PC Magazine

The book details how programmers and electronic communications professionals can use cryptography the technique of enciphering and deciphering messages to maintain the privacy of computer data. It describes dozens of cryptography algorithms gives practical advice on how to implement them into cryptographic software and shows how they can be used to solve security problems. The book shows programmers who design computer applications networks and storage systems how they can build security into their software and systems.

With a new Introduction by the author this premium edition will be a keepsake for all those committed to computer and cyber security.
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2.) Handbook of Applied Cryptography (Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications)

Cryptography in particular public key cryptography has emerged in the last 20 years as an important discipline that is not only the subject of an enormous amount of research but provides the foundation for information security in many applications. Standards are emerging to meet the demands for cryptographic protection in most areas of data communications. Public key cryptographic techniques are now in widespread use especially in the financial services industry in the public sector and by individuals for their personal privacy such as in electronic mail. This Handbook will serve as a valuable reference for the novice as well as for the expert who needs a wider scope of coverage within the area of cryptography. It is a necessary and timely guide for professionals who practice the art of cryptography.

The Handbook of Applied Cryptography provides a treatment that is multifunctional:

  • It serves as an introduction to the more practical aspects of both conventional and public key cryptography
  • It is a valuable source of the latest techniques and algorithms for the serious practitioner
  • It provides an integrated treatment of the field while still presenting each major topic as a self contained unit
  • It provides a mathematical treatment to accompany practical discussions
  • It contains enough abstraction to be a valuable reference for theoreticians while containing enough detail to actually allow implementation of the algorithms discussed
    Now in its third printing this is the definitive cryptography reference that the novice as well as experienced developers designers researchers engineers computer scientists and mathematicians alike will use.

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    3.) Serious Cryptography A Practical Introduction to Modern Encryption

    This practical guide to modern encryption breaks down the fundamental mathematical concepts at the heart of cryptography without shying away from meaty discussions of how they work. You’ll learn about authenticated encryption secure randomness hash functions block ciphers and public key techniques such as RSA and elliptic curve cryptography.

    You’ll also learn:
    Key concepts in cryptography such as computational security attacker models and forward secrecy
    The strengths and limitations of the TLS protocol behind HTTPS secure websites
    Quantum computation and post quantum cryptography
    About various vulnerabilities by examining numerous code examples and use cases
    How to choose the best algorithm or protocol and ask vendors the right questions

    Each chapter includes a discussion of common implementation mistakes using real world examples and details what could go wrong and how to avoid these pitfalls. 

    Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or a beginner looking to dive into the field  Serious Cryptography will provide a complete survey of modern encryption and its applications.
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    4.) Modern Cryptography Applied Mathematics for Encryption and Information Security

    A Practical Guide to Cryptography Principles and Security Practices Employ cryptography in real world security situations using the hands on information contained in this book. InfoSec expert Chuck Easttom lays out essential math skills and fully explains how to implement cryptographic algorithms in today’s data protection landscape. Find out how to use ciphers and hashes generate random keys handle VPN and WiFi security and encrypt VoIP Email and Web communications. Modern Cryptography: Applied Mathematics for Encryption and Information Security covers cryptanalysis steganography and cryptographic backdoors.

    • Learn the necessary number theory discrete math and algebra
    • Employ symmetric ciphers including Feistel and substitution permutation ciphers
    • Understand asymmetric cryptography algorithms
    • Design s boxes that maximize output non linearity
    • Deploy cryptographic hashes
    • Create cryptographic keys using pseudo random number generators
    • Encrypt Web traffic using SSL/TLS
    • Secure VPN WiFi and SSH communications
    • Work with cryptanalysis and steganography
    • Explore government military and intelligence agency applications

    This book is meant for those without a strong mathematics backgound.  Only just enough math to understand the algorithms is given. The idea of the book is to be a gateway to enter the world of cryptography.
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    5.) Handbook of Applied Cryptography (Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications) by Alfred J Menezes (1996-10-16)

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    6.) Understanding Cryptography A Textbook for Students and Practitioners

    Cryptography is now ubiquitous moving beyond the traditional environments such as government communications and banking systems we see cryptographic techniques realized in Web browsers e mail programs cell phones manufacturing systems embedded software smart buildings cars and even medical implants. Today’s designers need a comprehensive understanding of applied cryptography.

    After an introduction to cryptography and data security the authors explain the main techniques in modern cryptography with chapters addressing stream ciphers the Data Encryption Standard (DES) and 3DES the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) block ciphers the RSA cryptosystem public key cryptosystems based on the discrete logarithm problem elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) digital signatures hash functions Message Authentication Codes (MACs) and methods for key establishment including certificates and public key infrastructure (PKI). Throughout the book the authors focus on communicating the essentials and keeping the mathematics to a minimum and they move quickly from explaining the foundations to describing practical implementations including recent topics such as lightweight ciphers for RFIDs and mobile devices and current key length recommendations.

    The authors have considerable experience teaching applied cryptography to engineering and computer science students and to professionals and they make extensive use of examples problems and chapter reviews while the book’s website offers slides projects and links to further resources. This is a suitable textbook for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses and also for self study by engineers.

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    7.) Cryptography Engineering Design Principles and Practical Applications

    The ultimate guide to cryptography updated from an author team of the world’s top cryptography experts.

    Cryptography is vital to keeping information safe in an era when the formula to do so becomes more and more challenging. Written by a team of world renowned cryptography experts this essential guide is the definitive introduction to all major areas of cryptography: message security key negotiation and key management. You’ll learn how to think like a cryptographer. You’ll discover techniques for building cryptography into products from the start and you’ll examine the many technical changes in the field.

    After a basic overview of cryptography and what it means today this indispensable resource covers such topics as block ciphers block modes hash functions encryption modes message authentication codes implementation issues negotiation protocols and more. Helpful examples and hands on exercises enhance your understanding of the multi faceted field of cryptography.

    • An author team of internationally recognized cryptography experts updates you on vital topics in the field of cryptography
    • Shows you how to build cryptography into products from the start
    • Examines updates and changes to cryptography
    • Includes coverage on key servers message security authentication codes new standards block ciphers message authentication codes and more

    Cryptography Engineering gets you up to speed in the ever evolving field of cryptography.

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    8.) The Code Book The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

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    9.) Quantum Computing An Applied Approach

    This book integrates the foundations of quantum computing with a hands on coding approach to this emerging field; it is the first work to bring these strands together in an updated manner. This work is suitable for both academic coursework and corporate technical training.

    This volume comprises three books under one cover: Part I outlines the necessary foundations of quantum computing and quantum circuits. Part II walks through the canon of quantum computing algorithms and provides code on a range of quantum computing methods in current use. Part III covers the mathematical toolkit required to master quantum computing. Additional resources include a table of operators and circuit elements and a companion GitHub site providing code and updates.

    Jack D. Hidary is a research scientist in quantum computing and in AI at Alphabet X formerly Google X.

    “Quantum Computing will change our world in unexpected ways. Everything technology leaders engineers and graduate students need is in this book including the methods and hands on code to program on this novel platform.”

    ―Eric Schmidt PhD Former Chairman and CEO of Google; Founder Innovation Endeavors

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    10.) By Alfred J Menezes – Handbook of Applied Cryptography 1st (first) Edition

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