Appendix F. Annotated Bibliography

Adams, Carlisle, and Steve Lloyd. Understanding the Public-Key Infrastructure. Indianapolis, IN: Macmillan Technical Publishing, 1999. A new and complete book on X.509 certificates and the public-key infrastructure with X.509 (PKIX) standards. The authors consider this book the “IETF standards written in English.” This is much more complete than Jalal Feghhi’s book, but it is a more difficult read. That said, if your work with certificates will take you beyond the basics, consider purchasing this book.

Amoroso, Edward G. Fundamentals of Computer Security Technology. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall PTR, 1994. This is one of our favorite books. Amoroso has a knack for defining complex theory in a form that’s ...

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