Introduction to Modern Cryptography

Jonathan Katz and Yehuda Lindell

Introduction to Modern Cryptography, published in August 2007 by Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, is an introductory-level treatment of modern cryptography intended to be used as a textbook in an undergraduate- or introductory graduate-level course, for self-study, or as a reference for researchers and practitioners.

The preface, table of contents, and index of the book are available for perusal, as is the first chapter. Reviews of the book are available here, here, and here. (Computing Reviews membership required to read the first two.) The book can be purchased directly from the publisher or from amazon.

Instructors who are considering adopting the book for their course are invited to email the authors for an examination copy. A solutions manual, containing solutions to all exercises in the book, is available to instructors who adopt the book for their course.

A list of errata is available. See also here for a revision of (part of) Section 4.6.3.
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