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Oxford University Press
22 June 2017
Cryptography is a vital technology that underpins the security of information in computer networks. It is also a subject that has wide intrinsic appeal for people fascinated by secrets and codes . This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the role that cryptography plays in providing information security for technologies such as the internet, mobile phones, payment cards and Bitcoin. The focus of the book is on what a user or practitioner needs to know about the cryptography that is deployed in everyday applications. The book thus considers the fundamental principles that underpin cryptography and examines how these influence the use of cryptography in practice. It also consider wider societal issues that arise concerning the use of cryptography following revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
By:   Keith Martin (Professor of Information Security Professor of Information Security Royal Holloway University of London)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 233mm,  Width: 157mm,  Spine: 36mm
Weight:   1.244kg
ISBN:   9780198788010
ISBN 10:   0198788010
Pages:   720
Publication Date:   22 June 2017
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Prof. Keith Martin is a Professor of Information Security at Royal Holloway, University of London. He first studied cryptography at Royal Holloway in the late 1980s. After research positions at the University of Adelaide, Australia and the University of Leuven, Belgium, he rejoined Royal Holloway in 2000. He was Director of Royal Holloway's renowned Information Security Group between 2010 and 2015. As well as being an active member of the cryptographic research community, he has considerable experience in teaching cryptography to non-mathematical students, including to Royal Holloway's pioneering MSc Information Security, industrial courses, and young audiences.

Reviews for Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

Review from previous edition Overall, this book is a good nontechnical introduction to cryptography. The author covers essential topics, presents the ideas clearly, and provides problems for further explorations and a good bibliography of other sources MAA Review It is a very leisurely reading, well-structured and very detailed. It does not assume any mathematical knowledge, making it suitable for being used as a manual for a course on introduction to cryptography Vicente Munoz, the European Mathematical Society On a page per page basis it actually represents great value, and should achieve a long shelf life as both textbook and good reference source In terms of a score; for students a 9.5, practitioners 8.5 and general interest readers 8.5, giving an overall average of 9/10. Overall, an excellent book Mike Rees MBCS CITP, The British Computer Society Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications is an excellent reference Jawa Eyes

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