Questions about official cryptographic standards and their implementation.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
48 views

Standards to be a good cipher

I'm not sure I even understand this site, but based on what I see, how can one tell if a cipher is a good one-at what level is it considered good?
1
vote
0answers
63 views

Standards/RFCs for non-Diffie-Hellman perfect forward secrecy?

Some time has passed since PFS introduction and we now have secure&proven asymmetric ciphers that can generate strong keys very efficiently (elliptic RSA variants and/or QD-Mceliece can generate ...
1
vote
0answers
68 views

BER or DER X9.62 ECDSA signature

The signature format for ECDSA signatures can be encoded using ASN.1 integers according to X9.62 or it can comprise of two integers with the same size as the key size. In case the X9.62 format is ...