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Decrypted Secrets

Methods and Maxims of Cryptology

4th Edition

By Friedrich L. Bauer

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The revised, expanded 3rd edition of this classic cryptology reference offers a wealth of new technical and biographical material. Requiring minimal math, and spiced with amusing and sometimes personal accounts from the history of cryptology, it will interest a broad readership.

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  • ISBN13: 978-3-5402-4502-5
  • 539 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: November 24, 2006
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $129.00
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Cryptology, for millennia a 'secret science', is rapidly gaining in practical importance for the protection of communication channels, databases, and software. Beside its role in computerized information systems (public key systems), more and more applications within computer systems and networks are appearing, which also extend to access rights and source file protection. The first part of this book treats secret codes and their uses - cryptography. The second part deals with the process of covertly decrypting a secret code - cryptanalysis - where in particular advice on assessing methods is given. The book presupposes only elementary mathematical knowledge. Spiced with a wealth of exciting, amusing, and sometimes personal stories from the history of cryptology, it will also interest general readers. Decrypted Secrets has become a standard book on cryptology. This 4th edition has again been revised and extended in many technical and biographical details.
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