A site dedicated to cryptographic topics sponsored by NIST; news and updates, publications and projects & programs. Additional resources include; the NIST Cryptographic Standards Program, Crypto Applications and Crypto Research.
Schneier writes a freely available monthly Internet newsletter on computer and other security issues, Crypto-Gram, as well as a security weblog, Schneier on Security. The blog focuses on the latest threats, and his own thoughts. Schneier is frequently quoted in the press on computer and other security issues, pointing out flaws in security and cryptographic implementations ranging from biometrics to airline security after the September 11 attacks
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software. Our mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations are able to make informed decisions. This site provides an overview of tools, vocabulary and terms that are used in the field of cryptography.
The Applied Crypto Group is a part of the Security Lab in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. Research projects in the group focus on various aspects of network and computer security. In particular the group focuses on applications of cryptography to real-world security problems. For more information follow the links below.
Where to get the Pretty Good Privacy Program (PGP) FAQ. Pretty Good Privacy or PGP is a popular program used to encrypt and decrypt email over the Internet, as well as authenticate messages with digital signatures and encrypted stored files