Modern Cryptanalysis
Techniques for Advanced Code Breaking
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: May 2009
Pages: 264

Fighting new threats with an old weapon

As an instructor at the University of Tulsa, Christopher Swensoncould find no relevant text for teaching modern cryptanalysis. Sohe wrote his own. You are holding the first book that brings thestudy of cryptanalysis into the 21st century.

Swenson provides a foundation in traditional cryptanalysis,examines ciphers based on number theory, explores block ciphers,and teaches the basis of all modern cryptanalysis — linearand differential cryptanalysis. This time-honored weapon of warfarehas become a key piece of artillery in the battle for informationsecurity.

  • Refresh your knowledge of probability theory, number theory, andalgebra as required for advanced cryptanalysis

  • Explore number theoretic and algebraic cipher techniques

  • Learn about concepts used in building modern block ciphers,including Feistel structures, substitution-permutation networks,and shift registers

  • See how various brute force techniques, complexity theory, andrainbow tables are applied

  • Become acquainted with linear and multilinear cryptanalysis andtheir derivatives

  • Examine differential cryptanalysis and its descendents

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