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Re: 3DES with 40-bit key?

Ari Huttunen writes:

 > I wonder... If I remember correctly what the Wassenaar agreement
 > stated, 56 bits was allowed for some uses, while still not allowed
 > for all possible uses. In any case, for this discussion it can
 > be any number of bits less than what 3DES needs.

the agreement didn't restrict the use of encryption, but export of
encryption.  if is fine with me to specify only 3des mandatory, since i
don't need to import my security software.

-- juha

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