Security and Cryptology

The New Codebreakers

Essays Dedicated to David Kahn on the Occasion of His 85th Birthday

Editors: Ryan, Peter Y. A., Naccache, David, Quisquater, Jean-Jacques (Eds.)

  • Contains lectures given at a Fest in Luxembourg in 2010 on the occasion of David Kahn's 80th birthday
  • The Festschrift includes talks by many of the world's leading cryptographers and security experts
  • Covers a wide range from theoretical cryptography to security applications and from the history of intelligence to recreational applications
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This Festschrift volume is published in honor of David Kahn and is the outcome of a Fest held in Luxembourg in 2010 on the occasion of David Kahn’s 80th birthday. The title of this books leans on the title of a serious history of cryptology named “The Codebreakers”, written by David Kahn and published in 1967.
This book contains 35 talks dealing with cryptography as a whole. They are organized in topical section named: history; technology – past, present, future; efficient cryptographic implementations; treachery and perfidy; information security; cryptanalysis; side-channel attacks; randomness embedded system security; public-key cryptography; and models and protocols. 

Table of contents (33 chapters)

  • Mary of Guise’s Enciphered Letters

    Nachef, Valérie (et al.)

    Pages 3-24

  • About Professionalisation in the Intelligence Community: The French Cryptologists (ca 1870–ca 1945)

    Laurent, Sébastien-Yves

    Pages 25-33

  • Myths and Legends of the History of Cryptology

    Lastours, Sophie

    Pages 34-39

  • Vernam, Mauborgne, and Friedman: The One-Time Pad and the Index of Coincidence

    Bellovin, Steven M.

    Pages 40-66

  • The Fall of a Tiny Star

    Garcia, Flavio D. (et al.)

    Pages 69-87

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eBook £47.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-662-49301-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover £59.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-662-49300-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The New Codebreakers
Book Subtitle
Essays Dedicated to David Kahn on the Occasion of His 85th Birthday
Editors
  • Peter Y. A. Ryan
  • David Naccache
  • Jean-Jacques Quisquater
Series Title
Security and Cryptology
Series Volume
9100
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-49301-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-49301-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-49300-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 551
Number of Illustrations and Tables
135 b/w illustrations
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