Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security

The Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security is a comprehensive work on Cryptography for both information security professionals and experts in the fields of Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Information Theory, Data Encryption, etc.[1] It consists of 460 articles in alphabetical order and is available electronically and in print. The Encyclopedia has a representative Advisory Board consisting of 18 leading international specialists.

Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security
AuthorHenk C.A.v. Tilborg,
Eindhoven University of Technology,
CountryThe Netherlands
Computer Science
PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York
Publication date
Media typePrint
E-reference (1st edition)
E-reference (2nd edition)
652/.803 22
LC ClassZ103 .E53 2005

Topics include but are not limited to authentication and identification, copy protection, cryptoanalysis and security, factorization algorithms and primality tests, cryptographic protocols, key management, electronic payments and digital certificates, hash functions and MACs, elliptic curve cryptography, quantum cryptography and web security.

The style of the articles is of explanatory character and can be used for undergraduate or graduate courses.

Advisory board members Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ Edgar R. Weippl, Computing Reviews, May, 2006