[Cryptography] FFS

Viktor Dukhovni cryptography at dukhovni.org
Sat Mar 21 17:05:15 EDT 2015

On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 10:45:48AM -0700, Tony Arcieri wrote:

> > I propose instead the term Full Forward Secrecy, and the corresponding
> > acronym FFS, to describe a system where an OTP is not used, and the secrecy
> > is based on some sort of computational complexity, whether real or
> > imagined, instead.
> djb and friends proposed the term "key erasure":
> http://cr.yp.to/tcpip/minimalt-20131031.pdf
> I prefer that, as it accurately describes what's happening.

It's too late to change history.  Forward Secrecy will do.



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