Columbia crypto box

Steven M. Bellovin smb at
Sat Feb 8 22:01:47 EST 2003

In message <adh5ojik.fsf at>, Faust writes:
>> Apparently some folks skipped class the day Kerchhoffs'
>> Principle was covered.
>While this is obvious to the oldtimers, I had to look Kerkhoffs principle 
>( and found that it is the old injunction against security by obscurity ).

You can find Kerchhoffs' original work at , in French and English.

		--Steve Bellovin, (me) (2nd edition of "Firewalls" book)

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