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“A superb introduction to modern encryption and cryptography. For those looking to quickly get up to speed on the topics, this makes for an excellent go-to guide.”
—Ben Rothke, RSA Conference
“It's really a love letter to cryptography.”
“For those who really want to understand how cryptography works, and who need to use it in practice, I thoroughly recommend Serious Cryptography.”
—Martijn Grooten, Virus Bulletin
“Impressive in its breadth...the state of the art in applied cryptography is distilled here in a mere 282 pages.”
—Federico Lucifredi, The Hub
“Aumasson successfully ensures that the reader has a strong understanding of cryptography’s core ideas... Serious Cryptography is a must read for anyone wanting to enter cryptographic engineering.”
“Each chapter not only explains concepts and key implementation details, but also highlights possible pitfalls, common mistakes, and finishes with a list of recommended materials.”
"Jean-Philippe Aumasson's Serious Cryptography is a classic (and serious) introduction to the field."
—Mary Branscombe, ZDNet
"It's advanced but the best book I've ever read for PKI is Serious Cryptography by Aumasson. Probably don't want to start with it but if you get serious you'll want to read it."
—Chris Sandvick, @ChrisSandvick
"My favorite reference."
—Colin O'Flynn, Circuit Cellar
"For those wanting to go beyond the basics of cryptography in the blockchain, 'Serious Cryptography' by Jean-Philippe Aumasson is an invaluable resource."