Re: [Cryptography] The One True Cipher Suite

2013-09-10 Thread Jerry Leichter
On Sep 9, 2013, at 12:00 PM, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote: Steve Bellovin has made the same argument and I agree with it. Proliferation of cipher suites is not helpful. The point I make is that adding a strong cipher does not make you more secure. Only removing the option of using weak

[Cryptography] The One True Cipher Suite

2013-09-09 Thread ianG
On 9/09/13 02:16 AM, james hughes wrote: I am honestly curious about the motivation not to choose more secure modes that are already in the suites? Something I wrote a bunch of years ago seems apropos, perhaps minimally as a thought experiment: Hypothesis #1 -- The One True Cipher Suite

Re: [Cryptography] The One True Cipher Suite

2013-09-09 Thread Phillip Hallam-Baker
On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 3:58 AM, ianG i...@iang.org wrote: On 9/09/13 02:16 AM, james hughes wrote: I am honestly curious about the motivation not to choose more secure modes that are already in the suites? Something I wrote a bunch of years ago seems apropos, perhaps minimally as a