[Cryptography] OpenPGP and trust

ianG iang at iang.org
Sun Mar 30 08:45:55 EDT 2014

On 29/03/2014 17:47 pm, Peter Fairbrother wrote:

[interesting analogy snipped]

> A similar design methodology should be used for security products (and
> software products).  Start with the purpose of the product, then the
> human and electronic interfaces, then the hardware and last of all the
> detailed crypto or code. Oh yes, you think about the crypto all the way
> through, but only in terms of what is possible and what resources it
> will take - worry about the detailed crypto (or code) last  )

What Peter said.  I see all sorts of needs interspersed with half-baked
crypto notions leading to nice long dark rabbit holes.


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