A series of workshops devoted to modern cryptography began in Santa Barbara,California in 1981 and was followed in 1982 by a European counterpart in Burg Feuerstein, Germany. The series has been maintained with summer meetings in Santa Barbara and spring meetings somewhere in Europe. At the 1983 meeting in Santa Barbara the International Association for Cryptologic Research was launched and it now sponsors all the meetings of the series. This volume presents the proceedings of Eurocrypt '92, held in Hungary. The papers are organized into the following parts: Secret sharing, Hash functions, Block ciphers, Stream ciphers, Public key I, Factoring, Trapdoor primes and moduli (panel report), Public key II, Pseudo-random permutation generators, Complexity theory and cryptography I, Zero-knowledge, Digital knowledge and electronic cash, Complexity theory andcryptography II, Applications, and selected papers from the rump session. Following the tradition of the series, the authors produced full papers after the meeting, in some cases with revisions.
From the world's most renowned security technologist, Bruce Schneier, this 20th Anniversary Edition is the most definitive reference on cryptography ever published and is the seminal work on cryptography. Cryptographic techniques have applications far beyond the obvious uses of encoding and decoding information. For developers who need to know about capabilities, such as digital signatures, that depend on cryptographic techniques, there's no better overview than Applied Cryptography, the definitive book on the subject. Bruce Schneier covers general classes of cryptographic protocols and then specific techniques, detailing the inner workings of real-world cryptographic algorithms including the Data Encryption Standard and RSA public-key cryptosystems. The book includes source-code listings and extensive advice on the practical aspects of cryptography implementation, such as the importance of generating truly random numbers and of keeping keys secure. ". . .the best introduction to cryptography I've ever seen. . . .The book the National Security Agency wanted never to be published. . . ." -Wired Magazine ". . .monumental . . . fascinating . . . comprehensive . . . the definitive work on cryptography for computer programmers . . ." -Dr. Dobb's Journal ". . .easily ranks as one of the most authoritative in its field." -PC Magazine The book details how programmers and electronic communications professionals can use cryptography-the technique of enciphering and deciphering messages-to maintain the privacy of computer data. It describes dozens of cryptography algorithms, gives practical advice on how to implement them into cryptographic software, and shows how they can be used to solve security problems. The book shows programmers who design computer applications, networks, and storage systems how they can build security into their software and systems. With a new Introduction by the author, this premium edition will be a keepsake for all those committed to computer and cyber security.
The Crypto ’95 conference was sponsored by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), in cooperation with the IEEE Computer - ciety Technical Committee on Security and Privacy, and the Computer Science Department of the University of California, Santa Barbara. It took place at the University of California, Santa Barbara, from August 27-31, 1995. This was the fifteenth annual Crypto conference; all have been held at UCSB. For the second time, proceedings were available at the conference. The General Chair, Stafford Tavares, was responsible for local organization and registration. The Program Committee considered 151 papers and selected 36 for pres- tation. There were also two invited talks. Robert Morris, Sr. gave a talk on “Ways of Losing Information,” which included some non-cryptographic means of leaking secrets that are often overlooked by cryptographers. The second talk, “Cryptography - Myths and Realities,” was given by Adi Shamir, this year’s IACR Distinguished Lecturer. Shamir is the second person to receive this honor, the first having been Gus Simmons at Crypto ’94. These proceedings contain revised versions of the 36 contributed talks. Each paper was sent to at least three members of the program committee for c- ments. Revisions were not checked on their scientific aspects. Some authors will write final versions of their papers for publication in refereed journals. Of course, the authors bear full responsibility for the contents of their papers.
Thisvolumerepresentstherefereedproceedingsofthe7thInternationalC- ference on Finite Fields and Applications (F 7) held during May 5-9, q 2003, in Toulouse, France. The conference was hosted by the Pierre Baudis C- gress Center, downtown, and held at the excellent conference facility. This event continued a series of biennial international conferences on Finite Fields and - plications, following earlier meetings at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (USA) in August 1991 and August 1993, the University of Glasgow (UK) in July 1995, the University of Waterloo (Canada) in August 1997, the Univ- sity of Augsburg (Germany) in August 1999, and the Universidad Aut ́ onoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, in Oaxaca (Mexico) in 2001. The Organizing Committee of F 7 consisted of Claude Carlet (INRIA, Paris, q France), Dieter Jungnickel (University of Augsburg, Germany), Gary Mullen (Pennsylvania State University, USA), Harald Niederreiter (National University of Singapore, Singapore), Alain Poli, Chair (Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France), Henning Stichtenoth (Essen University, Germany), and Horacio Tapia- Recillas (Universidad Aut ́ onoma Metropolitan-Iztapalapa, Mexico). The program of the conference consisted of four full days and one half day of sessions, with eight invited plenary talks, and close to 60 contributed talks.
Cryptography, in particular public-key cryptography, has emerged in the last 20 years as an important discipline that is not only the subject of an enormous amount of research, but provides the foundation for information security in many applications. Standards are emerging to meet the demands for cryptographic protection in most areas of data communications. Public-key cryptographic techniques are now in widespread use, especially in the financial services industry, in the public sector, and by individuals for their personal privacy, such as in electronic mail. This Handbook will serve as a valuable reference for the novice as well as for the expert who needs a wider scope of coverage within the area of cryptography. It is a necessary and timely guide for professionals who practice the art of cryptography. The Handbook of Applied Cryptography provides a treatment that is multifunctional: It serves as an introduction to the more practical aspects of both conventional and public-key cryptography It is a valuable source of the latest techniques and algorithms for the serious practitioner It provides an integrated treatment of the field, while still presenting each major topic as a self-contained unit It provides a mathematical treatment to accompany practical discussions It contains enough abstraction to be a valuable reference for theoreticians while containing enough detail to actually allow implementation of the algorithms discussed Now in its third printing, this is the definitive cryptography reference that the novice as well as experienced developers, designers, researchers, engineers, computer scientists, and mathematicians alike will use.
Author: Korea) International Conference on the Theory and Application of Cryptology and Information Security (1996 : Kyongju
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book constitutes the strictly refereed proceedings of the International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptology and Information Security, ASIACRYPT '96, held in Kyongju, Korea, in November 1996. The 31 revised full papers presented together with three invited contributions were carefully selected from a total of 124 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on discrete log based systems, efficient algorithms, hash functions and block cyphers, cryptographic protocols, signature and identification, visual secret sharing, key distribution, Boolean functions, electronic cash, special signatures, stream ciphers, and hard problems.
This book offers a systematic presentation of cryptographic and code-theoretic aspects of the theory of Boolean functions. Both classical and recent results are thoroughly presented. Prerequisites for the book include basic knowledge of linear algebra, group theory, theory of finite fields, combinatorics, and probability. The book can be used by research mathematicians and graduate students interested in discrete mathematics, coding theory, and cryptography.
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed postproceedings of the 10th Annual International Workshop on Selected Areas in Cryptography, SAC 2003, held in Ottawa, Canada, in August 2003. The 25 revised full papers presented were carefully selected from 85 submissions during two rounds of reviewing and improvement. The papers are organized in topical sections on elliptic and hyperelliptic curves, side channel attacks, security protocols and applications, cryptanalysis, cryptographic primitives, stream ciphers, and efficient implementations.
Gain the skills and knowledge needed to create effective data security systems This book updates readers with all the tools, techniques, and concepts needed to understand and implement data security systems. It presents a wide range of topics for a thorough understanding of the factors that affect the efficiency of secrecy, authentication, and digital signature schema. Most importantly, readers gain hands-on experience in cryptanalysis and learn how to create effective cryptographic systems. The author contributed to the design and analysis of the Data Encryption Standard (DES), a widely used symmetric-key encryption algorithm. His recommendations are based on firsthand experience of what does and does not work. Thorough in its coverage, the book starts with a discussion of the history of cryptography, including a description of the basic encryption systems and many of the cipher systems used in the twentieth century. The author then discusses the theory of symmetric- and public-key cryptography. Readers not only discover what cryptography can do to protect sensitive data, but also learn the practical limitations of the technology. The book ends with two chapters that explore a wide range of cryptography applications. Three basic types of chapters are featured to facilitate learning: Chapters that develop technical skills Chapters that describe a cryptosystem and present a method of analysis Chapters that describe a cryptosystem, present a method of analysis, and provide problems to test your grasp of the material and your ability to implement practical solutions With consumers becoming increasingly wary of identity theft and companies struggling to develop safe, secure systems, this book is essential reading for professionals in e-commerce and information technology. Written by a professor who teaches cryptography, it is also ideal for students.
J.UCS is the electronic journal that covers all areas of computer science. The high quality of all accepted papers is ensured by a strict review process and an international editorial board of distinguished computer scientists. The online journal J.UCS is a prototype for modern electronic publishing. Distributed via the Internet, it supports all the search and navigation tools of advanced online systems. This first annual print and CD-ROM archive edition contains all articles published online in J.UCS during 1995. It allows easy and durable access without logging onto the Internet. Uniform citation of papers is guaranteed by identical page numbering and layout of all versions. J.UCS is based on HyperWave (formerly Hyper-G), a networked hypermedia information system compatible with other systems.
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second Australasian Conference on Information Security and Privacy, ACISP'97, held in Sydney, NSW, Australia, in July 1997. The 20 revised full papers presented were carefully selected for inclusion in the proceedings. The book is divided into sections on security models and access control, network security, secure hardware and implementation issues, cryptographic functions and ciphers, authentication codes and secret sharing systems, cryptanalysis, key escrow, security protocols and key management, and applications.