LessThunk.com

DAILY COMMENTARY

 

Why Is the NSA Moving Away from Elliptic Curve Cryptography?

In August, I wrote about the NSA’s plans to move to quantum-resistant algorithms for its own cryptographic needs. Cryptographers Neal Koblitz and Alfred Menezes just published a long paper speculating as to the government’s real motives for doing this. They range from some new cryptanalysis of ECC to a political need after the DUAL_EC_PRNG disaster — to the stated reason…
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2015/10/why_is_the_nsa_.html


Categorised as: interesting

Posted by: Theselaus1967

Comments are disabled on this post


Comments are closed.



Disclaimers – All content here is NOT presented as investment advice; LessThunk is NOT endorsing any website or specific investment by displaying external links.

We may or may-not (coincidentally) hold some quantity of stock or other investment related to any given post, no endorsement is implied in any sense.

css.php