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Cryptography: A Very Short Introduction

by Fred Piper, Sean Murphy

ISBN: 9780192803153 / 9780192803153


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  • Oxford University Press USA
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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.

ASIN 0192803158
EAN
  • 9780192803153
Catalog Numbers
  • AL09097637
Amazon Sales Rank 532,061
Main Category Paperback
Group Book
Publisher Oxford University Press
Studio Oxford University Press
Brand imusti
Manufacturer Oxford University Press
Package Quantity 5
Count Per Package 1
Dimensions 6.9 x 0.5 x 4.4 inches
Package Dimensions 6.77 x 4.17 x 0.55 inches. Weight: 0.22 pounds
Language(s) English (Published)
English (Original Language)
English (Unknown)
Adult Product? No
 

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