[cryptography] Shamir Reveals Sisyphus Algorithm

coderman coderman at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 13:41:11 EDT 2015


On 4/22/15, John Young <jya at pipeline.com> wrote:
> Adi Shamir at RSA Conference:
>
> Fully secure systems don't exist now and won't exist in the future.
>
> Cryptography won't be broken, it will be bypassed.
>
> Futility of trying to eliminate every single vulnerability in a given
> piece of software.
>
> https://threatpost.com/fully-secure-systems-dont-exist/112380#sthash.sKPz03sv.dpuf


not quite true, this assertion:
'“If you’re trying to find the last bug or stop the most
sophisticated, NSA-type attacker, you have to spend totally
unreasonable money,” he said.'

you may also spend totally unreasonable amounts of skilled time...


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