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Security professionals, you know encryption is essential to protect your data. In this book, learn about the fundamental concepts of cryptography—and then apply them! Explore algorithms for symmetric and asymmetric cryptography and see how to use encryption strategies to enforce storage and network security. Put modern cryptography principles to work in real-world scenarios: cloud environments, cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and more. Build the cryptography skills you need to manage today’s security threats!
  • Use symmetric and asymmetric cryptography to protect your data
  • Work with hash functions, digital signatures, MAC, PKI, and encryption key management
  • Learn about homomorphic encryption, post-quantum encryption, cloud encryption, and other applications of modern cryptography
About the Book About the E-book 325 pages, paperback. Reference book format 7 x 10 in. Printed black and white on 50# offset paper from sustainable sources. Reader-friendly serif font (TheAntiquaB 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (25 MB) and EPUB (14 MB) files for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you’ll learn about:

  1. Cryptography Concepts

    Master the theory behind cryptography. Walk through the principles, methods, and algorithms that are used to protect your data. Ensure data confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity using techniques such as hash functions, digital signatures, and MAC.

  2. Practical Applications

    Learn about modern cryptography in practice. From managing encryption keys in the cloud, to securing AI systems and machine learning models, to developing quantum-resistant cryptography algorithms, see how cryptography is used to protect data.

  3. Expert Tips, Examples, and Best Practices

    Unravel cryptography topics with guidance from an experienced security professional. Practical demonstrations, detailed formulas, and tips and tricks will help you navigate the complex world of data encryption.

Highlights include:

  • Symmetric and asymmetric encryption
  • Artificial intelligence and IoT
  • Hash functions
  • Digital signatures
  • Message authentication codes (MAC)
  • Storage and network security
  • Encryption key management
  • Cloud cryptography
  • Lightweight cryptography
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Quantum computing
  • Homomorphic encryption

Sandip Dholakia is an author, cryptographer, and information security professional. He works as a principal security architect within the Global Security and Compliance group at SAP America.

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