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Programming needed for Cryptography

  1. Mar 28, 2009 #1
    I was wondering, what types of programming languages are used in the field of Cryptography? I'm a math major with a working knowledge of C/C++, Java, and Python. Would it be worthwhile to learn some assembly languages? Should I learn more high level languages? Or, should I hone my skills in the languages I already know?
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  3. Mar 28, 2009 #2
    TrueCrypt is a good open source encryption program. It's written in C, C++, and assembly. Since it's open source you can review the source yourself.
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  5. Mar 29, 2009 #4
    Thank you very much for the recommendations. I suppose I will work on learning more C and check out those links.
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