Security of Cryptographic Systems


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Maximizing Payment Card Industry (PCI) & Cryptographic System Security

This article talks about how different factors and controls can affect the strength and effectiveness of a cryptographic system's security. It gives...

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Basic Encryption Failure Defect #1: Obscurity

“Impossible!” the man exclaimed, “I designed that encryption myself! No one can break it as fast as you claim!” I am John Tränkenschuh, a CISSP-ISSAP...

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Whitfield Diffie: the well-deserved laureate of the 2015 Turing Award

On June 11, 2016, Whitfield Diffie, a Technical Advisory Board member at Cryptomathic, and Martin E. Hellman, Professor Emeritus of Electrical...

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Enhancing Payment Card Security By Integrating PCI with EMV Technology

This article discusses how the security protection of payment card data used in a transaction can be maximized by integrating PCI DSS with EMV...

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Ensuring the Survivability of a Cryptographic System

This article discusses methods of restoring secure systems, such as payment card processing, to normal cryptographic operation after an attack or...

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