[Cryptography] We need a new encryption algorithm competition.

ianG iang at iang.org
Wed Mar 19 19:57:28 EDT 2014

On 19/03/2014 18:06 pm, Jerry Leichter wrote:
> On Mar 19, 2014, at 8:26 AM, ianG <iang at iang.org> wrote:
>> Well, DJB in curveCP makes a very good point:  Now that EC is fast
>> enough for the average app to ignore the cost, why not move to a pure
>> single request-response-PK-encrypted model?  Instead of the older
>> performance-dominated model of PK-signed-key-setup + RR-key-encrypted?
> The classic paper on this is:
> Goldwasser, S., Micali, S., and Tong, P. Why and How to Establish a Private Code on a Public Network. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS'82), Chicago, Illinois, pages 134-144, October 1982
> In general, asymmetric encryption is very brittle.

That's a much better way of saying it.


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