Cryptography: A Very Short Introduction 1st Edition

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`a perfect pocket primer for anybody interested in cryptography.'
Simon Singh

About the Author


Fred Piper has been a Professor of Mathematics at the University of London since 1975 and has worked in security since 1979. In 1985 he formed a company, Codes & Ciphers Ltd., which offers consultancy advice in all aspects of information security.He has lectured worldwide on a wide range of topics in information security, both academically and comercially.

Sean Murphy is currently a Reader in the Information Security Group. His research interests centre on cryptology, especially encryption algorithms. He published some of the early papers on differential cryptanalysis, and has written papers on a variety of cryptographic algorithms such as DES, FEAL, IDEA, SAFER and Twofish.

Product details

  • Lexile Measure : 1300L
  • Item Weight : 4.9 ounces
  • Paperback : 160 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780192803153
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0192803153
  • Product Dimensions : 6.9 x 0.5 x 4.4 inches
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press; 1st Edition (July 15, 2002)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.3 out of 5 stars 74 ratings