[cryptography] preventing protocol failings

coderman coderman at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 01:10:59 EDT 2011


> On 5/07/11 9:28 AM, Sampo Syreeni wrote:
>>...
>> Personally I've slowly come to believe that options within crypto
>> protocols are a *very* bad idea....


On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Ian G <iang at iang.org> wrote:
> I think this is an idea who's time may be coming.  You might enjoy my
> thoughts here:
>
> http://iang.org/ssl/hn_hypotheses_in_secure_protocol_design.html
>
> Especially H1 and H3.


H3 should be Gospel: "There is Only One Mode and it is Secure"

anything else is a failure waiting to happen...



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