[Cryptography] NSA security guidelines for videoconferencing
natanael.l at gmail.com
Sun May 3 04:12:00 EDT 2020
Den sön 3 maj 2020 07:39Whitfield Diffie <whitfield.diffie at gmail.com> skrev:
> > The problem with 'end to end' encryption is that it isn't the same as
> end to end
> > security and the developers may have a different definition of what an
> 'end' is.
> The problem is with the term `end-to-end encryption.' All
> encryption is from one end of something to another. Link encryption
> is from one end of a link to the other. Perhaps the term we need here
> is ``user-to-user encryption.''
We could go for a compromise of "end-user to end-user encryption" and keep
the good old acronym while still making it clearer. (Assuming we can
convince people to update their definitions of the term.)
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