[Cryptography] On the Impending Crypto Monoculture

Stephen Farrell stephen.farrell at cs.tcd.ie
Thu Mar 24 14:36:01 EDT 2016

On 24/03/16 12:41, Peter Gutmann wrote:
> So the (pending) Bernstein monoculture isn't necessarily a vote for Dan, it's
> more a vote against everything else.

I agree with a lot of your analysis but not your title.

Monoculture is wrong. I really don't see AES-GCM going away while
there's h/w support. And nor will RSA until a lot of CAs have made
a lot of changes, or we figure out how to do better than X.509 in
the real world.


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