• by Fred Piper, Sean Murphy
  • Narrated by L. J. Ganser
  • 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This book is a clear and informative introduction to cryptography and data protection - subjects of considerable social and political importance. It explains what algorithms do, how they are used, the risks associated with using them, and why governments should be concerned. Important areas are highlighted, such as Stream Ciphers, block ciphers, public key algorithms, digital signatures, and applications such as e-commerce. This book highlights the explosive impact of cryptography on modern society, with, for example, the evolution of the Internet and the introduction of more sophisticated banking methods.


See More Like This

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Plain and simple to understand

This book has a plain and simple language to explain most difficult topics of the cryptography. Examples given in the book is sufficient to build up on the topic.
Read full review

- Alev Haddadieh

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-04-2010
  • Publisher: Audible Studios