Handbook of Financial Cryptography and Security (Chapman & Hall/CRC Cryptography and Network Security Series v. 4)

Handbook of Financial Cryptography and Security (Chapman & Hall/CRC Cryptography and Network Security Series v. 4)

By: Burton Rosenberg (editor), Douglas R. Stinson (series_editor)Hardback

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Description

The Handbook of Financial Cryptography and Security elucidates the theory and techniques of cryptography and illustrates how to establish and maintain security under the framework of financial cryptography. It applies various cryptographic techniques to auctions, electronic voting, micropayment systems, digital rights, financial portfolios, routing networks, and more. In the first part, the book examines blind signatures and other important cryptographic techniques with respect to digital cash/e-cash. It also looks at the role of cryptography in auctions and voting, describes properties that can be required of systems implementing value exchange, and presents methods by which selected receivers can decrypt signals sent out to everyone. The second section begins with a discussion on lowering transaction costs of settling payments so that commerce can occur at the sub-penny level. The book then addresses the challenge of a system solution for the protection of intellectual property, before presenting an application of cryptography to financial exchanges and markets. Exploring financial cryptography in the real world, the third part discusses the often-complex issues of phishing, privacy and anonymity, and protecting the identity of objects and users. With a focus on human factors, the final section considers whether systems will elicit or encourage the desired behavior of the participants of the system. It also explains how the law and regulations impact financial cryptography. In the real world, smart and adaptive adversaries employ all types of means to circumvent inconvenient security restraints. This useful handbook provides answers to general questions about the field of financial cryptography as well as solutions to specific real-world security problems.

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About Author

Burton Rosenberg is an associate professor of computer science at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.

Contents

Introduction, Burton Rosenberg Protocols and Theory E-Cash, Mira Belenkiy Auctions, Felix Brandt Electronic Voting, Aggelos Kiayias Nonrepudiation, Jianying Zhou Fair Exchange, Mohammad Torabi Dashti and Sjouke Mauw Broadcast and Content Distribution, Serdar Pehlivanoglu Systems, Device, Banking, and Commerce Micropayment Systems, Robert Parhonyi Digital Rights Management, Reihaneh Safavi-Naini and Nicholas Paul Sheppard Trusted Computing, Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi and Christian Wachsmann Hardware Security Modules, Sean Smith Portfolio Trading, Michael Szydlo Risk, Threats, Countermeasures, and Trust Phishing, Markus Jakobsson, Sid Stamm, and Chris Soghoian Anonymity and Privacy, George Danezis, Claudia Diaz, and Paul Syverson Digital Watermarking, Mauro Barni and Stefan Katzenbeisser Identity Management, Robin Wilton Public Key Infrastructure, Carl Ellison Perspectives Human Factors, Lynne Coventry Legal Issues, Margaret Jackson Regulatory Compliance, Radu Sion and Marianne Winslett Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/08/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781420059816
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 631
  • ID: 9781420059816
  • weight: 1270
  • ISBN10: 1420059815

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