[Cryptography] The paranoid approach to crypto-plumbing

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Tue Sep 17 01:37:39 EDT 2013

Tony Arcieri <bascule at gmail.com> writes:
>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? ;)

How about Stannomillinery?


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