Secret History

Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications
The Story of Cryptology
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CLASSICAL CRYPTOLOGY Ancient Roots Caveman Crypto Greek Cryptography Viking Cryptography Early Steganography Monalphabetic Substitution Ciphers, or MASCs: Disguises for Messages Caesar Cipher Other MASC Systems Edgar Allen Poe Arthur Conan Doyle Frequency Analysis Biblical Cryptology More Frequencies and Pattern Words Vowel Recognition Algorithms More MASCs Cryptanalysis of a MASC Unsolved Ciphers by a Killer and a Composer Affine Ciphers Morse Code and Huffman Coding MASC Miscellanea Nomenclators Cryptanalysis of Nomenclators Book Codes Simple Progression to an Unbreakable Cipher Vigenere Cipher History of the Vigenere Cipher Cryptanalysis of the Vigenere Cipher Kryptos Autokeys Running Key Cipher and Its Cryptoanalysis One-Time Pad or Vernam Cipher Breaking the Unbreakable Faking Randomness Unsolved Cipher from 1915 OTPs and the SOE History Rewritten! Transposition Ciphers Simple Rearrangements and Columnar Transposition Cryptanalysis of Columnar Transposition Historic Uses Anagrams Double Transposition Word Transposition Transposition Devices Shakespeare, Jefferson, and JFK Shakespeare vs. Bacon Thomas Jefferson: President, Cryptographer Cipher Wheel Cryptanalysis Playfair Cipher Playfair Cryptanalysis World War I and Herbert O. Yardley Zimmermann Telegram ADFGX: A New Kind of Cipher Cryptanalysis of ADFGX Herbert O. Yardley Peacetime Victory and a Tell-All Book Case of the Seized Manuscript Cashing in, Again Herbert O. Yardley: Traitor Censorship Matrix Encryption Levine and Hill How Matrix Encryption Works Levine's Attacks Bauer and Millward's Attack More Stories Left to Tell World War II: The Enigma of Germany Rise of the Machines How Enigma Works Calculating the Keyspace Cryptanalysis Part 1. Recovering the Rotor Wirings Cryptanalysis Part 2. Recovering the Daily Keys After the Break Alan Turing and Bletchley Park Lorenz Cipher and Colossus What If Enigma Had Never Been Broken? Endings and New Beginnings Cryptologic War against Japan Forewarning of Pearl Harbor? Friedman's Team Assembles Cryptanalysis of Red, a Japanese Diplomatic Cipher Purple: How It Works Purple Cryptanalysis Practical Magic Code Talkers Code Talkers in Hollywood Use of Languages as Oral Codes MODERN CRYPTOLOGY Claude Shannon About Claude Shannon Entropy One More Time Unicity Points Dazed and Confused National Security Agency Origins of NSA TEMPEST Size and Budget The Liberty and the Pueblo Church Committee Investigations Post Cold War Downsizing Some Speculation 2000 and Beyond Interviewing with NSA BRUSA, UKUSA, and Echelon Data Encryption Standard How DES Works Reactions to and Cryptanalysis of DES EFF vs. DES Second Chance Interesting Feature Modes of Encryption Birth of Public Key Cryptography Revolutionary Cryptologist Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange RSA: Solution from MIT Government Control of Cryptologic Research RSA Patented, Alice and Bob Born Free Attacking RSA Eleven Non-Factoring Attacks Factoring Challenge Trial Division and the Sieve of Eratosthenes (ca. 284-204 BCE) Fermat's Factorization Method Euler's Factorization Method Pollard's p - 1 Algorithm Dixon's Algorithm Pollard's Number Field Sieve Primality Testing and Complexity Theory Some Facts about Primes Fermat Test (1640) Miller-Rabin Test Deterministic Tests for Primality Complexity Classes, P vs. NP, Probabilistic vs. Deterministic Ralph Merkle's Public Key Systems Knapsack Encryption ElGamal Encryption Authenticity Problem from World War II Digital Signatures (and Some Attacks) Hash Functions: Speeding Things Up Digital Signature Algorithm Pretty Good Privacy Best of Both Worlds Birth of PGP In Zimmermann's Own Words Impact of PGP Implementation Issues Stream Ciphers Congruential Generators Linear Feedback Shift Registers LFSR Attack The Cellphone Stream Cipher A5/1 RC4 Suite B All-Stars Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) Personalities behind ECC Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) AES Attacks Possible Futures Quantum Cryptography: How It Works Quantum Cryptography: Historical Background DNA Computing Index References and Further Reading appear at the end of each chapter.
Winner of an Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine Most available cryptology books primarily focus on either mathematics or history. Breaking this mold, Secret History: The Story of Cryptology gives a thorough yet accessible treatment of both the mathematics and history of cryptology. Requiring minimal mathematical prerequisites, the book presents the mathematics in sufficient detail and weaves the history throughout the chapters. In addition to the fascinating historical and political sides of cryptology, the author-a former Scholar-in-Residence at the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) Center for Cryptologic History-includes interesting instances of codes and ciphers in crime, literature, music, and art. Following a mainly chronological development of concepts, the book focuses on classical cryptology in the first part. It covers Greek and Viking cryptography, the Vigenere cipher, the one-time pad, transposition ciphers, Jefferson's cipher wheel, the Playfair cipher, ADFGX, matrix encryption, World War II cipher systems (including a detailed examination of Enigma), and many other classical methods introduced before World War II.
The second part of the book examines modern cryptology. The author looks at the work of Claude Shannon and the origin and current status of the NSA, including some of its Suite B algorithms such as elliptic curve cryptography and the Advanced Encryption Standard. He also details the controversy that surrounded the Data Encryption Standard and the early years of public key cryptography. The book not only provides the how-to of the Diffie-Hellman key exchange and RSA algorithm, but also covers many attacks on the latter. Additionally, it discusses Elgamal, digital signatures, PGP, and stream ciphers and explores future directions such as quantum cryptography and DNA computing. With numerous real-world examples and extensive references, this book skillfully balances the historical aspects of cryptology with its mathematical details. It provides readers with a sound foundation in this dynamic field.
Autor: Craig P. (York College of Pennsylvania Bauer
Craig P. Bauer is an associate professor of mathematics at York College of Pennsylvania and the editor-in-chief of Cryptologia. He was the 2011-2012 Scholar-in-Residence at the National Security Agency (NSA) Center for Cryptologic History, where he wrote several papers for NSA journals, gave a large number of lectures, and made substantial progress on a second book focused on unsolved codes and ciphers. He earned a Ph.D. in mathematics from North Carolina State University.

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Autor: Craig P. (York College of Pennsylvania Bauer
ISBN-13 :: 9781466561861
ISBN: 1466561866
Erscheinungsjahr: 20.03.2013
Verlag: Taylor & Francis Inc
Gewicht: 1060g
Seiten: 620
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 240x167x38 mm, 58 Tables, black and white; 198 Illustrations, black and white
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