[Cryptography] The paranoid approach to crypto-plumbing

Jerry Leichter leichter at lrw.com
Tue Sep 17 11:01:46 EDT 2013

On Sep 17, 2013, at 5:49 AM, ianG <iang at iang.org> wrote:
>> 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? ;)
> A good question.  In my work, I've generally modelled it such that the entire system still works if one algorithm fails totally.  But I don't have a name for that approach.
How about the X Property (Trust No One - with a different slant on "One")?

                                                        -- Jerry :-)

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