[botan-devel] IV, MAC and SALT

Jack Lloyd lloyd at randombit.net
Sat Mar 9 17:05:53 EST 2013


Hi,

If the meaning of these terms is unclear, then probably you will not
be able to use the library safely. I would recommend you obtain a copy
of the book Cryptography Engineering by Kohno, Ferguson, and Schneier
and read it before attempting to write crypto code.

Regards,
  Jack

On Sat, Mar 09, 2013 at 09:40:41PM +0000, renato at dokfile.com wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> In symmetrickey, what’s mean IV, MAC and SALT? Anyone can give me a short explanation?
> 
> Tks
> 
> 

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