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Algorithmic Information

List of encryption algorithms generated by: openssl ciphers -v ALL


Crypto References

Attacks & Cryptanalysis

Statement of Federal Service for Early Cryptanalysis
Password Interception in a SSL/TLS Channel

Brice Canvel, Alain Hiltgen, Serge Vaudenay, Martin Vuagnoux

Advances in Cryptology -- CRYPT'03, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, No.2729, pp. 583-599, Springer-Verlag, 2003.

Subtly malicious crypto code contest

Cipher security summary @ Wikipedia

Hash function security summary @ Wikipedia

Guidelines & Standards

SSL and TLS Deployment Best Practices

TLS Attacks via:

Wikipedia Cryptography Portal

Outline of cryptography @ Wikipedia


HTTP/2 TLS v1.2 Cipher Suite Blacklist

The TLS Protocol Version 1.2

TLS Working Group of the IETF Discussion Archive

NIST's Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program (CAVP)

Preview of the Online Cryptography Course

Virginia Tech Certification Authority: Encryption Glossary

FIPS-PUB: Federal Information Processing Standards Publications

X.509 Style Guide

PKCS#11 Cryptographic Token Interface Current Mechanisms Specification

PKCS#7: Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)

AES Security

Access Control for Electronic Services SSL Application Form for Notarization

Canadian Accounting Trust Services for Information Technology

Standards for Efficient Cryptography Group

A verified reference TLS implementation

Basic Cryptanalysis

Cypherpunks Distributed Data-heaven

Crypto Law Survey: existing and proposed cryptography laws by country

Crypto Links

How to use Forum Sentry for SAML SSO

Parsing X.509 Certificates with OpenSSL and C

Academic Whitepapers

APA, MLA and Chicago Style Citation Guides

Cryptographic Hash Function Basics

How to Protect DES Against Exhaustive Key Search (An Analysis of DESX)*
Kilian & Rogaway (2000)

Efficient Permutation Instructions for Fast Software Cryptography
Lee, et al. (2001)

Peter Gutmann - Security system researcher at the University of Auckland

Herbert Haas Security Page including RSA, DH, and ECC Materials

Multidigit Multiplication for Mathematicians by DJB

The Monkeysphere Project: Use OpenPGP with TLS

RFC2240: OpenPGP Message Format

RFC2712: Addition of Kerberos Cipher Suites to Transport Layer Security (TLS)

RFC3447: RSA Cryptography Specifications Version 2.1

RFC4270: Attacks on Cryptographic Hashes in Internet Protocols

RFC5081: Using OpenPGP Keys for Transport Layer Security (TLS) Authentication

Hash Functions in Cryptography

Vendor Documentation

SSL/TLS in Detail

IXpsSignatureManager interface

A Simple Guide to Cryptography ( ©Wrux Press 1998 )

MSDN Dev Center - Cryptography

Kerberos for the Busy Admin

Mozilla Pending CA Certificate List

UNIX crypt() using SHA-256 and SHA-512.

Photoris: Session-Key Management Protocol

Blogs & Articles

Secure Sockets Layer @ InspIRCd Wiki

Why We Need to Move to SHA-2

Bibliography of the International Cryptology Conference (CRYPTO)

Privacy Rights Fact Sheets

CryptoLounge Wiki - Category: Algorithm (on the WayBack Machine

Cryptographic Attacks @ Wikipedia

Broken Cryptography Algorithms @ Wikipedia

Cryptographic Protocols @ Wikipedia

MD5 and Perspectives

EKE: Encapsulated Key Escrow with Related Work & Links

How can I audit which type of Block Mode encryption is being used when no source code is available?

Defeating AES Without a PhD (Burp Suite Decoder Tool)

FAQ on the attacks against AES-128, AES-192 and AES-256 (by the University of Luxembourg)

SSH/SSL Private Key Formatting in Microsoft's .NET Framework

bletchley: A collection of practical cryptanalysis tools

Cryptographic Key Length Recommendation

GnuPG Cheat Sheet

Public Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS)

Military Cryptanalysis

CAcert: FREE digital certificates for everyone

On Applying Molecular Computation to the Data Encryption Standard

Nucleic Acid DataBase

What is DNA Computing? by RSA® Laboratories

Passwords^12 Media Archive

The quest for the most diminutive munitions program

Codesigning Introspection Commands

Speaking of Security: The RSA Blog & Podcast

: Distributed systems programer and cryptanalyst

ASN.1 Made Simple -- What is ASN.1?

Diffie-Hellman Explained

An Overview of Cryptography by Gary C. Kessler


OpenSSL: Manually verify a certificate against an OCSP

JavaScript Implementations of Many Crypto Algorithms

Stand-alone & Web-based SSL Certificate Tools

ASN.1 Playground - learn, play, test

An Introduction to XML Signature and XML Encryption with XMLSec

Bloop ˙ theoretic infosec technique to share disposable messages ˙ encrypted pastebin

the matasano crypto challenges ˙ (learn core cryptographic principles through problem solving)

community-driven global initiative which grew out of the first comprehensive public audit and cryptanalysis of the widely used encryption software TrueCrypt&circler;

Online WPA cracker with stats

Distributed WPA PSK auditor

CISSP Cryptography Domain Flash Cards

Software & Hardware Vendors

Cryptera ˙ POS hardware vendor

WhisperSystems ˙ open source security for mobile devices

RSA (Rivest, Shamir & Adleman) ˙ The Security Division of EMC2

Crypto-Sign - From Transaction Security, Inc.

Botan: Crypto and TLS for C++11

GPG Tools

The Legion of the Bouncy Castle

The Zfone™ Project


Non-Profit Organizations and Such..

Hash function security summary @ Wikipedia

Cipher security summary @ Wikipedia


Block chain entry on Bitcoin Wiki site

Vintage & Historical Reference
Electronic Cipher Machines according to the Maritime Park Association

Cipher Machines Timeline

History of cryptography @ Wikipedia

Cryptanalysis of ciphers published by a northern California serial killer in the late 1960's and early 1970's

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