Dedicated to Combinatorial Group Theory and Cryptography
This Bulletin deals mainly with the fascinating new branch in
cryptography that seeks to find public-key cryptosystems that
are applicable today and are immune against the potential threat
of future quantum computers. The main platforms for constructing
such cryptosystems are noncommutative groups, and the main tools
come from combinatorial and geometric group theory.
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A new journal dedicated to CGC and related areas
Groups, Complexity, and Cryptology (GCC):
In the areas of combinatorial and computational group theory, complexity theory,
and cryptology. Preference is given to papers that touch upon at least two of these
Published by Walter de Gruyter.
Some recommended cryptography books
Bruce Schneier, Applied Cryptography: A very good introduction to all interesting
aspects of cryptography, with a huge number of examples and at a lively informal style.
Elliptic and Hyperelliptic Curve Cryptography:
Perhaps the most comprehensive and updated book on the topic.
The Code Book: "The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography."
The Codebreakers: "The Comprehensive History of Secret Communication from Ancient Times to the Internet."
More cryptology journals
Journal of Cryptology:
Currently the strongest journal in the field.
Covers all branches in cryptography.
of Mathematical Cryptology (JMC): A new, very promising, journal with
emphasis on mathematical aspects of cryptography.
There are many other journals that (sometimes) publish cryptology papers, e.g.:
SIAM Journal on Computing
Information and computation
Advances in Mathematics of Communications
Designs, codes, and cryptography
Information Processing Letters
ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC)
LMS Journal of Computation and Mathematics
Journal of Computer Security
International Journal of Information Security
Journal of Discrete Mathematical Sciences & Cryptography
Applied Mathematics Letters
Theory of Computing Systems
Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communication and Computing
International Journal of Algebra and Computation
Computers and Security
International Journal of Network Security
Only some of them are well known. You can find most
of them using Google.
© Boaz Tsaban