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History of Cryptography and Cryptanalysis

Codes, Ciphers, and Their Algorithms

History of Cryptography and Cryptanalysis( )
Author: Dooley, John F.
Series title:History of Computing Ser.
ISBN:978-3-319-90442-9
Publication Date:Sep 2018
Publisher:Springer
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $69.99
Book Description:

This accessible textbook presents a fascinating review of cryptography and cryptanalysis across history. The text relates the earliest use of the monoalphabetic cipher in the ancient world, the development of the "unbreakable" Vigenère cipher, and an account of how cryptology entered the arsenal of military intelligence during the American Revolutionary War. Moving on to the American Civil War, the book explains how the Union solved the Vigenère ciphers used by the Confederates,...
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Book Details
Pages:303
Detailed Subjects: Science / History
Computers / General
Computers / History
Computers / Security / Cryptography
Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 Inches
Book Weight:1.707 Pounds



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