[Cryptography] Why prefer symmetric crypto over public key crypto?

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Sun Sep 15 00:17:31 EDT 2013

On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Nico Williams <nico at cryptonector.com>wrote:

>  - Life will look a bit bleak for a while once we get to quantum machine
>     cryptopocalypse...

Why? We already have NTRU. We also have Lamport Signatures. djb is working
on McBits. I'd say there's already many options on the table if you want to
build a "quantum-proof" system.

Tony Arcieri
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