# Cryptography

Cryptology is the science of coding and decoding information. It is divided into **Cryptography**, which concerns designing cryptosystems, and **Cryptanalysis**, which is concerned with breaking cryptosystems.

## BooksEdit

**Handbook of Applied Cryptography** by Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot and Scott A. Vanstone (free download as pdf or ISBN 0849385237)
**Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C** by Bruce Schneier (ISBN 0471117099)

## linksEdit

- cryptographyworld.com - An Introduction into Cryptography
- www.iacr.org - International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)
- www.nsa.gov/kids/ - CryptoKidsâ„˘
- Crypto Wiki