Fundamentals of Computer Security / Edition 1

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This textbook is developed out of classes given by the authors at several universities in Australia over a period of a decade, and will serve as a reference book for professionals in computer security. The presentation is selfcontained. Numerous illustrations, examples, exercises, and a comprehensive subject index support the reader in accessing the material.
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"The goal of the book is to present the basic concepts in computer and network security. … It has 18 chapters, each … concluding with a set of exercises and problems. … the book overviews the most important topics of cryptography and some topics on computer security. It may be used for self-study, as well as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses." (Lenka Fibikova, Zentralblatt MATH, Issue 1011, 2003)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540431015
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 3/10/2003
  • Series: Monographs in Theoretical Computer Science
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 677
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.56 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Background Theory 11
3 Private-Key Cryptosystems 69
4 Public-Key Cryptosystems 171
5 Pseudorandomness 219
6 Hashing 243
7 Digital Signatures 283
8 Authentication 307
9 Secret Sharing 327
10 Group-Oriented Cryptography 353
11 Key Establishment Protocols 379
12 Zero-Knowledge Proof Systems 409
13 Identification 433
14 Intrusion Detection 459
15 Electronic Elections and Digital Money 499
16 Database Protection and Security 525
17 Access Control 565
18 Network Security 591
References 631
Index 665
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