Niels Ferguson (Amsterdam, Netherlands) is a cryptographic engineer and consultant at Counterpane Internet Security. He has extensive experience in the creation and design of security algorithms, protocols, and multinational security infrastructures. Previously, Ferguson was a cryptographer for DigiCash and CWI. At CWI he developed the first generation of off-line payment protocols. He has published numerous scientific papers.
Bruce Schneier (Minneapolis, MN) is Founder and Chief Technical Officer at Counterpane Internet Security, a managed-security monitoring company. He is also the author of Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World (0-471-25311-1).
1. Our Design Philosophy.
2. The Context of Cryptography.
3. Introduction to Cryptography.
I Message Security.
4. Block Ciphers.
5. Block Cipher Modes.
6. Hash Functions.
7. Message Authentication Codes.
8. The Secure Channel.
9. Implementation. Issues (I).
II Key Negotiation.
10. Generating Randomness.
14. Introduction to Cryptographic Protocols.
15. Negotiation Protocol.
16. Implementation Issues.
III Key Management.
17. The Clock.
18. Key Servers.
19. The Dream of PKI.
20. PKI Reality.
21. PKI Practicalities.
22. Storing Secrets.
25. Involving Experts.
BRUCE SCHNEIER is founder and chief technical officer at Counterpane Internet Security, a managed-security monitoring company. A world-renowned scientist, security expert, and lecturer, he is the author of Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World and Applied Cryptography (both from Wiley).
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