Cryptography Engineering

Cryptography Engineering

Design Principles and Practical Applications

A book by Niels Ferguson, Bruce Schneier, and Tadayoshi Kohno

A fully updated version of the bestselling Practical Cryptography.

Learn to build cryptographic protocols that work in the real world

Knowing how a camera works does not make you a great photographer. Knowing what cryptographic designs are and how existing cryptographic protocols work does not give you proficiency in using cryptography. You must learn to think like a cryptographer.

That is what this book will teach you. Dive deeply into specific, concrete cryptographic protocols and learn why certain decisions were made. Recognize the challenges and how to overcome them. With this book, which is suitable for both classroom and self-study, you will learn to use cryptography effectively in real-world systems…