[cryptography] 100 Gbps line rate encryption

Sandy Harris sandyinchina at gmail.com
Wed Jul 17 17:38:30 EDT 2013

William Allen Simpson <william.allen.simpson at gmail.com> wrote:

> We need something yesterday, not next year.
> ...
> Yes, folks have mentioned Salsa20.  ...
> So, let's talk about what to choose for something fast and
> "modern" to implement in the next decade....  We cannot
> recommend a dozen EU possibilities.  We need something
> that's already had some significant analysis.  Salsa20 or
> ChaCha?  Discuss.

There are only seven EU possibilities and all of them got
significant analysis during the competition.

If you want a cipher for hardware implementation, there
are three choices. For software, four including Salsa.
Pick one & away you go,

Who put a stop payment on my reality check?

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