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ESP encryption algorithms -- the next generation
Hopefully people will discuss what encryption algorithms they wish to
deploy in a multi-vendor interoperably environment. At a minimum it seems
technically sound to do something more than just DES. It will be
interesting to see what becomes common in the future.
>Date: Fri, 20 Jun 1997 09:28:26 -0400
>From: firstname.lastname@example.org (David P. Kemp)
>Subject: Re: What price security?
>> From: "Perry E. Metzger" <email@example.com>
>> I used to think that 3DES and other algorithms like it were "too
>> 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.