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Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

Keith M. Martin


Cryptography is a vital technology that underpins the security of information in computer networks. This book presents an introduction to the role that cryptography plays in providing information security for technologies such as the Internet, mobile phones, payment cards, and wireless local area networks. Focusing on the fundamental principles that ground modern cryptography as they arise in modern applications, it avoids both an over-reliance on transient current technologies and over-whelming theoretical research. A short appendix is included for those looking for a deeper appreciation of s ... More

Keywords: cryptography, security of information, computer networks, information security, Internet, mobile phones, payment cards, cryptographic mechanisms, cryptographic keys

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199695591
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695591.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Keith M. Martin, author
Information Security Group, Royal Holloway, University of London