I have an OpenVPN server and a client that can successfully connect to said server. The traffic over the tunnel is encrypted. The tunnel works quite well. However what is NOT encrypted (cleartext) is ...
Most of the current key exchange techniques are based on public-key cryptography. Are there any key exchange/establishment techniques based on symmetric-key cryptography too ? In my setup primary ...
Our industry (area of cheap networked devices) has a standard that defines the usage of keys for both authentication and encryption using EAX mode of AES. This standard does not define key management, ...
I've seen a lot of 2-party applications that derive a shared key from distinct keys created by each party. Why is this technique employed? Would it not be better to use those two distinct keys for ...