Implementing SSL/TLS Using Cryptography and PKI

Implementing SSL/TLS Using Cryptography and PKI

By: Joshua Davies (author)Paperback

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Hands-on, practical guide to implementing SSL and TLS protocols for Internet security If you are a network professional who knows C programming, this practical book is for you. Focused on how to implement Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS), this book guides you through all necessary steps, whether or not you have a working knowledge of cryptography. The book covers SSLv2, TLS 1.0, and TLS 1.2, including implementations of the relevant cryptographic protocols, secure hashing, certificate parsing, certificate generation, and more. Coverage includes: * Understanding Internet Security * Protecting against Eavesdroppers with Symmetric Cryptography * Secure Key Exchange over an Insecure Medium with Public Key Cryptography * Authenticating Communications Using Digital Signatures * Creating a Network of Trust Using X.509 Certificates * A Usable, Secure Communications Protocol: Client-Side TLS * Adding Server-Side TLS 1.0 Support * Advanced SSL Topics * Adding TLS 1.2 Support to Your TLS Library * Other Applications of SSL * A Binary Representation of Integers: A Primer * Installing TCPDump and OpenSSL * Understanding the Pitfalls of SSLv2 Set up and launch a working implementation of SSL with this practical guide.

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About Author

Joshua Davies is a principal architect for Travelocity.com, responsible for the architecture of the main Web site with a focus on networking and security. Previously, he designed distributed systems for AT&T, Digex, and the Mexican telecommunications giant Pegaso.

Contents

Introduction xxvii Chapter 1 Understanding Internet Security 1 Chapter 2 Protecting Against Eavesdroppers with Symmetric Cryptography 29 Chapter 3 Secure Key Exchange over an Insecure Medium with Public Key Cryptography 91 Chapter 4 Authenticating Communications Using Digital Signatures 157 Chapter 5 Creating a Network of Trust Using X.509 Certifi cates 221 Chapter 6 A Usable, Secure Communications Protocol: Client-Side TLS 297 Chapter 7 Adding Server-Side TLS 1.0 Support 381 Chapter 8 Advanced SSL Topics 415 Chapter 9 Adding TLS 1.2 Support to Your TLS Library 479 Chapter 10 Other Applications of SSL 543 Appendix A Binary Representation of Integers: A Primer 567 Appendix B Installing TCPDump and OpenSSL 573 Appendix C Understanding the Pitfalls of SSLv2 579 Index 629

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/01/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780470920411
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 696
  • ID: 9780470920411
  • weight: 1008
  • ISBN10: 0470920416

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