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Re: 3DES with 40-bit key?
Hmmm, I don't remember the outcome of the "show of hands" vote to
drop Single DES from the "Must" classification. I do remember that
3DES was selected as the "Must" of choice for a stronger encryption
algorithm. As for export concerns, if it was me, I would implement
both DES and 3DES (at a minimum) and only enable 3DES in the US/CAN
It was a pretty straightforward outcome of making 3DES a "Must" that
US companies would be hamstrung in that we would be unable to export
a compliant ISAKMP/IKE/IPSEC implementation.
Michael Carney - Secure Computing Corporation.