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Cryptographic techniques have applications far beyond the obvious uses of encoding and decoding information. For Internet developers who need to know about capabilities, such as digital signatures, that depend on cryptographic techniques, there's no better overview than Applied Cryptography, the definitive book on the subject. Bruce Schneier covers general classes of cryptographic protocols and then specific techniques, detailing the inner workings of real-world cryptographic algorithms including the Data Encryption Standard and RSA public-key cryptosystems. The book includes source-code listings and extensive advice on the practical aspects of cryptography implementation, such as the importance of generating truly random numbers and of kee... Rest of this review on the detail page
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This book provides a compilation of the man pages for the C, math, international, transport interface, and sockets interface libraries for the X/Open Single UNIX Specification. Each manual page entry is followed by an example of the library function implemented in code. copyright Robert M. Slade, 1996
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The bestselling guide to assembly language-now updated and expanded to include coverage of Linux This new edition of the bestselling guide to assembly programming now covers DOS and Linux! The Second Edition begins with a highly accessible overview of the internal operations of the Intel-based PC and systematically covers all the steps involved in writing, testing, and debugging assembly programs. Expert author Jeff Duntemann then presents working example programs for both the DOS and Linux operating systems using the popular free assembler NASM. He also includes valuable information on how to use procedures and macros, plus rare explanations of assembly-level coding for Linux, all of which combine to offer a comprehensive look at the com... Rest of this review on the detail page
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The Security Architecture for the Internet Protocol, IPsec, is already defining the way organizations and individuals secure their networks. There is no single document that describes IPsec, but rather an entire body of work, the Requests for Comments (RFC's). This book compiles and organizes these important documents in a single printed volume, and adds a glossary and extensive index. This means you no longer have to wade through countless RFC's trying to find the answer to your IPsec question - all solutions are compiled in a single book, with an index that makes them even easier to locate. Every RFC describing an aspect of the IPsec standard is included here, as are descriptions of most of the cryptographic algorithms used in IPsec. If ... Rest of this review on the detail page
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The Be operating system (BeOS) is a groundbreaking operation system from Be, Inc., a company founded by former Apple Computer guru Jean-Louis Gassée. Designed from the ground up to leverage the power of today's processors and hardware, the BeOS will be released for both PowerPC and Intel systems. With features such as preemptive multithreading, a 64-bit file system, and dual-processor optimization, the BeOS is a powerful platform for video, audio, and graphics production. The Be Developer's Guide is the official guide to writing software for this revolutionary platform. The book gives you complete access to the internals of the BeOS and provides coverage of the file system, graphical user interface (GUI) design, application developme... Rest of this review on the detail page
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