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RE: Crypto Book Recommendations?
From: "Gary Freeman" <Gary.Freeman () rci rogers com>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2004 12:33:27 -0500

I agree with Bob, to accompany that book get a book called the Code Book
by Simon Singh as well.  This is a good book on the history of Crypto
(starting with Caesar and the Mary Queen of Scots).

Cheers, 

Gary Freeman
Network Security Specialist
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From: Bob Bomar [mailto:bob () fxp org] 
Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 1:02 AM
To: Graydon.S.McKee.IV () ORCMacro com
Cc: security-basics () lists securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Crypto Book Recommendations?

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On Mar 3, 2004, at 12:11 PM, Graydon McKee wrote:

Does anyone have any good recommendations for books on Cryptography 
especially geared towards
beginners?  I have a few titles in mind already, I just don't want to 
leave out any good one's if I
can help it.  Thanks

Applied Cryptology by Bruce Schneier
http://schneier.com/book-applied.html

Great book, everything and anything to do with cryptology.

Bob Bomar
bob () bomar us
http://bob.bomar.us
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