[Cryptography] The paranoid approach to crypto-plumbing

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Mon Sep 16 18:40:29 EDT 2013

On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 9:44 AM, Bill Frantz <frantz at pwpconsult.com> wrote:

> After Rijndael was selected as AES, someone suggested the really paranoid
> should super encrypt with all 5 finalests in the competition. Five level
> super encryption is probably overkill, but two or three levels can offer
> some real advantages.

I wish there was a term for this sort of design in encryption systems
beyond just "defense in depth". AFAICT there is not such a term.

How about the Failsafe Principle? ;)

Tony Arcieri
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