[cryptography] preventing protocol failings

Andy Steingruebl andy at steingruebl.com
Wed Jul 13 23:51:36 EDT 2011


On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 8:40 PM, Peter Gutmann
<pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz> wrote:

> Maybe we travel in different circles, but both in sysadmin circles and in
> instances where it's come up in the past on security lists as an example of a
> successful security protocol, it reason for success has always been presented
> as a telnet replacement (and other usage followed from that).

Right, I agree it was a telnet replacement, but my argument is that
the value proposition wasn't just or event mostly security.  It plain
old just worked better, the security benefits were just a nice
addition.

- Andy



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