[Cryptography] NIST announced Round 1 candidates for lightweight crypto competition

Patrick Chkoreff pc at fexl.com
Mon May 6 19:05:17 EDT 2019

jamesd at echeque.com wrote on 5/5/19 5:17 PM:

> NIST is our enemy.
> Use standards issued by Jon Callas, unelected president for life of
> symmetric cryptography, and Daniel Bernstein, God King of asymmetric
> cryptography.

I've been using TweetNaCl http://tweetnacl.cr.yp.to/ quite a bit.  I
often wonder if that library would be sufficient for all crypto
purposes, assuming one was starting an application from scratch and
didn't need things like RSA just for legacy purposes.  If not
sufficient, what is missing?

-- Patrick

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