11Elliptic Curve Cryptography

In this chapter we will cover the following:

image   The basic math of elliptic curves

image   Elliptic curve groups as a basis for cryptography

image   ECC variations

The elliptic curve may be the most mathematically challenging algorithm that you will encounter in this book, or in any other introductory cryptography book. If you feel uncertain of your mathematical acumen, it might help to review Chapters 4 and particularly 5. Throughout ...

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