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

jamesd at echeque.com jamesd at echeque.com
Wed May 8 02:02:45 EDT 2019

On 2019-05-07 09:05, Patrick Chkoreff wrote:
> 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?

Libsodium stable seems to have everything one would ordinarily need if 
starting from scratch and you don't need to talk to old NIST code.  And 
it is all NIST free.

Libsodium master has everything one would ordinarily need, plus Ristretto255

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