List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; 5. Encryption schemes; 6. Digital signatures and message authentication; 7. General cryptographic protocols; Appendix C: corrections and additions to volume I; Bibliography; Index.
A rigorous treatment of Encryption, Signatures, and General Cryptographic Protocols, emphasizing fundamental concepts.
Oded Goldreich is a Professor of Computer Science at the Weizmann Institute of Science and an Incumbent of the Meyer W. Weisgal Professorial Chair. He is an editor for the SIAM Journal on Computing, the Journal of Cryptology, and Computational Complexity, and previously authored the books Modern Cryptography, Probabilistic Proofs and Pseudorandomness, Computational Complexity: A Conceptual Perspective, and the two-volume work Foundations of Cryptography.
Review of the hardback: 'This is a very complete introduction to the basics of modern complexity-theoretic cryptography. It is a solid foundation for understanding much of the current work in this area.' ACM SIGACT News