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Cryptographer. Co-author of OpenPGP, DKIM, syslog-sign, ZRTP, the Skein hash function, Threefish cipher, and other things.

Businessman. Co-founder of PGP Corporation, Silent Circle, World Benders, and others. Presently CTO at Entrust.

Software engineer. Worked at the above as well as Apple, DEC, NASA, and others.


Mar
14
revised Predicting values from a Linear Congruential Generator
Added in a reference to an applicable paper.
Mar
14
answered Can PBKDF2 be used to create an XOR cipher key to encrypt random plaintext?
Mar
14
awarded  Supporter
Mar
14
answered Does a public key absolutely need to be used to initiate an encrypted session?
Mar
14
answered CBC - a canonical mode, even though there are streaming modes
Mar
14
answered How to generate successive stream-cipher keys?
Mar
14
answered Predicting values from a Linear Congruential Generator
Mar
14
comment Is it safer to generate your own Diffie-Hellman primes or to use those defined in RFC 3526?
Thank you for the clarification, poncho. I was trying not to get into the details, but the gist of it. But you are correct, I should have been more weasely.
Mar
6
awarded  Teacher
Mar
6
answered How do public key rings work in cryptographic applications?
Mar
6
answered Is it safer to generate your own Diffie-Hellman primes or to use those defined in RFC 3526?