Materials used in this course include:
- Textbook: William Stallings, Cryptography and Network
Security: Principles and Practice, 6th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2014.
- Textbook: Steven Levy, Crypto: How the code rebels beat
the government - saving privacy in the digital age, Steven
Levy/Penguin Books, 2002.
- Richard A. Mollin, An Introduction to Cryptography,
Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2001.
- Albrecht Beutelspacher, Cryptology, The Mathematical
Association of America, 1994.
- Johannes A. Buchmann, Introduction to Cryptography,
- Douglas R. Stinson, Cryptography, Theory and Practice, CRC,
- The author maintains a website
for students with information related to the book and cryptography
- The Sage website.
Sage is an open-source,
multiplatform, freeware package that implements a very powerful,
flexible, and easily
learned mathematics and computer algebra system.