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Basic textbooks
  Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot, and Scott A. Vanstone, Handbook of Applied Cryptography, CRC Press, Inc., 1996 (all chapters of this book can be downloaded from the book web page), ISBN: 0-84-938523-7.
William Stallings, Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice, 4th ed., Prentice Hall, 2005, ISBN: 0-13-187316-4.

Related mathematical resources

Basics

  1. Chapters 4 and 8 of
    William Stallings, Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice, 4th ed., Prentice Hall, 2005..
  2. Chapters 2 and 4 of
    Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot, and Scott A. Vanstone, Handbook of Applied Cryptography, CRC Press, Inc., 1996 (can be downloaded from the book web page).
  3. Chapter 2 Finite Field Arithmetic of
    D. Hankerson, A. Menezes, and S. Vanstone, Guide to Elliptic Curve Cryptography, Springer, 2004
    (can be downloaded from the book web page).

Intermediate

  1. Song Y. Yan, Number Theory for Computing, 2nd ed., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2002.
  2. David M. Burton, Elementary Number Theory, International Series in Pure and Applied Mathematics, 3rd. ed., The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 1997.
  3. Neal Koblitz, A Course in Number Theory and Cryptography, 2nd ed., Graduate Texts in Mathematics, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1994.

Advanced

  1. Rudolf Lidl and Harald Niederreiter, Finite Fields, Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Its Applications vol. 20, Cambridge University Press, 1997.

 

Additional reading

  1. D. Hankerson, A. Menezes, and S. Vanstone, Guide to Elliptic Curve Cryptography, Springer, 2004.
  2. M. Rosing, Implementing Elliptic Curve Cryptography, Manning Publications, 1998.
  3. W. Rankl and W. Effing, Smart Card Handbook, 3rd ed., John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2004.
  4. M. Welschenbach, Cryptography in C and C++, 2nd ed., Apress, 2005.
  5. Douglas R. Stinson, Cryptography - Theory and Practice, 3rd ed., CRC Press, Inc., 2005.

On-line collections of papers

  Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science
   CRYPTO, EUROCRYPT & CHES Conference Papers
   Cryptology ePrint Archive
  Counterpane Labs Index of Cryptography Papers

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