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Re: IPv6 Security Last Call Initial Questions



>  From: smb@research.att.com
>  Cc: bound@zk3.dec.com, perry@imsi.com, ipsec@ans.net
>  Date: Thu, 30 Mar 95 12:16:30 EST

>	smb@research.att.com says:
>	> I'm afraid it's a simple matter of arithmetic.
>	>
>	> Let's look at Joe Touch's performance numbers.  He got DES speeds
>	> ranging from 20-37 Mbps.  To make the arithmetic easy, let's just say
>	> 32 Mbps.  At 64 bits per block, that's .5 M encryptions/second, or 2
>	> microseconds per encryption.

Please note that these numbers were later corrected to 5.7-9.5 Mbps.


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