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<p>It’s a very good idea if you have some knowledge of cryptography
<em>before</em> trying to use the library. This is an area where it is very
easy to make mistakes, and where things are often subtle and/or
counterintuitive. Obviously the library tries to provide things at a
high level precisely to minimize the number of ways things can go
wrong, but naive use will almost certainly not result in a secure
system.</p>
<p>Especially recommended are:</p>
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<li><em>Cryptography Engineering</em>
Niels Ferguson, Bruce Schneier, and Tadayoshi Kohno</li>
<li><em>Security Engineering – A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems</em>
Ross Anderson</li>
<li><em>Handbook of Applied Cryptography</em>
Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. Van Oorschot, and Scott A. Vanstone
(<a class="reference external" href="http://www.cacr.math.uwaterloo.ca/hac/">available online</a>)</li>
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