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Re: Cryptography/Cryptanalysis
From: "Charles Smith" <softwar () softwar net>
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2003 00:12:21 -0500

Applied Cryptography  By Bruce Schineier
ISBN 0-471-11709-9

Sample source code in C for various types of crypto
as well as working explanations of the math.

Charlie Smith
Softwar.net

----- Original Message -----
From: nokio x0 <xj3wlzx () hotmail com>
To: <security-basics () securityfocus com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 1:10 PM
Subject: Cryptography/Cryptanalysis


Hi all,

I'm really interested in the field of cryptanalysis, but am not really
familiar with cryptography. The texts I have read have explained what
cryptography is, but havent really given me an example of implementing it
in
real life(ie: encrypting a unix file system with aes(just an example)). If
there are any books/online texts you can refer me to please do so. Also,
what guides/books do you recommend I should take a look at on the subject
of
Cryptanalysis? My goal is to some-day become a cryptanalist for the NSA.
Sounds cheasy but from what I know about cryptology, facinates me.
Thanks in advance, any response will be much appreciated.

-j3



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