Re: efficiency?? vs security with symmetric crypto? (Re: Tinc's response to Linux's answer to MS-PPTP)

2003-09-27 Thread Sandy Harris
Adam Back wrote: What conceivable trade-offs could you have to make to get acceptable performance out of symmetric crypto encrypted+authenticated tunnel? All ciphers you should be using are like 50MB/sec on a 1Ghz machine!! There's fairly detailed performance data for Linux FreeS/WAN IPsec

efficiency?? vs security with symmetric crypto? (Re: Tinc's response to Linux's answer to MS-PPTP)

2003-09-26 Thread Adam Back
What conceivable trade-offs could you have to make to get acceptable performance out of symmetric crypto encrypted+authenticated tunnel? All ciphers you should be using are like 50MB/sec on a 1Ghz machine!! If you look at eg cebolla (more anonymity than VPN, but it's a nested forward-secret VPN