Re: Cryptography/Cryptanalysis

From: Luke StClair (luke_at_uiuc.edu)
Date: 12/31/03

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    On Tue, Dec 30, 2003 at 01:10:14PM -0500, nokio x0 wrote:
    > If there are any books/online texts you can refer me to please do so. Also,
    > what guides/books do you recommend I should take a look at on the subject
    > of Cryptanalysis? My goal is to some-day become a cryptanalist for the NSA.
    > Sounds cheasy but from what I know about cryptology, facinates me.
    > Thanks in advance, any response will be much appreciated.

    Any amount of searching will turn up Applied Cryptography, by Bruce
    Schneier. Start there. Code is included for all the algorithms (I
    believe all of them, if not, quite a few), along with good explanations.
    From there, you should know enough to go on your own.

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