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Practical Cryptography in Python: Learning Correct Cryptography by Example by Christopher K. Monson, Seth James Nielson

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© Seth James Nielson, Christopher K. Monson 2019
S. J. Nielson, C. K. MonsonPractical Cryptography in Pythonhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4900-0_1

1. Cryptography: More Than Secrecy

Seth James Nielson1  and Christopher K. Monson2
(1)
Austin, TX, USA
(2)
Hampstead, MD, USA
 

Welcome to the world of practical cryptography! The intent of this book is to teach you enough about cryptography that you can reason about what it does, when certain types can be effectively applied, and how to choose good strategies and algorithms. There are examples and exercises throughout each chapter, usually with a follow-along exercise right at the beginning to help you get your bearings. These examples are often accompanied by some fictitious stage setting to add some ...

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