Cryptography in C and C++
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Cryptography in C and C++

by Michael Welschenbach
     
 

This book covers everything you need to know to write professional-level cryptographic code. This expanded, improved second edition includes about 100 pages ofadditional material as well as numerous improvements to the original text. The chapter about random number generation has been completely rewritten, and the latest cryptographic techniques are covered in

Overview

This book covers everything you need to know to write professional-level cryptographic code. This expanded, improved second edition includes about 100 pages ofadditional material as well as numerous improvements to the original text. The chapter about random number generation has been completely rewritten, and the latest cryptographic techniques are covered in detail. Furthermore, this book covers the recent improvements in primality testing.

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From the Publisher

From the reviews of the second edition:

"Addressing mathematical concepts, algorithms and C/C++ code is not a simple task; the author handles them well throughout the book. This book is translated from German by David Kramer. … A well written book that addresses the intended purpose. … A beginner or intermediate level C/C++ programmer can follow the text." (S. Terai, SIGACT News, Vol. 39 (1), 2008)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430250982
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
07/02/2013
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2013
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Welschenbach works for SRC Security Research & Consulting GmbH in Bonn, Germany. He graduated with a master's degree in mathematics from the University of Cologne, and has extensive experience in both pure and applied cryptological research. Currently, his favorite programming languages are C and C++. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, programming, reading, and playing music.

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