[Cryptography] The paranoid approach to crypto-plumbing

Stephan Neuhaus stephan.neuhaus at tik.ee.ethz.ch
Tue Sep 17 14:22:57 EDT 2013

On 2013-09-17 07:37, Peter Gutmann wrote:
> 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 [...].
>> 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?

I like Stannopilosery better, but the first half is a keeper.  Or,
perhaps a bit incongruously, Stannopsaffery.



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