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Re: What price security?

> From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@piermont.com>
> I used to think that 3DES and other algorithms like it were "too
> expensive".
> Extensive day to day use of SSH taught me otherwise. I 3DES encrypt
> ALL my network traffic these days -- backups, remote logins, the works
> -- and I never notice the speed loss.

Nonetheless, there are applications (such as gigabit routers) where the
processor-to-bandwidth ratio is smaller than pentium-over-modem.

Hopefully everyone with an interest in strong efficient encryption will
contribute their favorite algorithm to the AES (DES replacement)
selection process when the call goes out, and contribute to the
analysis of the submitted algorithms.