[cryptography] 100 Gbps line rate encryption
nico at cryptonector.com
Wed Jul 17 11:45:06 EDT 2013
On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 7:42 AM, ianG <iang at iang.org> wrote:
> On 17/07/13 10:50 AM, William Allen Simpson wrote:
> Thing is, you don't just need an encryption algorithm, you also need IV,
> MAC, Padding concepts. (I agree that using a stream cipher obviates any
> messing Padding needs and the 'mode' choice.)
Choices for dealing with padding:
- accept padding
- use a stream cipher
- use a counter cipher mode (not unlike a stream cipher)
- use ciphertext stealing modes
Kerberos uses CTS for AES, but it's proven to be painful.
My advice: accept the padding.
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