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comment After implementing a novel encryption algorithm, how would one go about analyzing its security or get help from others in doing so?
Why? I have been programming for fun over the past ten years while studying the subject in school and college. As a child can learn much from playing, constantly trying to learn more and exercising that knowledge has expanded my understanding in computer science. A brief, shallow study of cryptography encouraged me to play with the concept; but like any student, instruction from a more knowledgeable person is needed. When I know what is wrong with my designs, wisdom can be applied to any further activity in the field.
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comment After implementing a novel encryption algorithm, how would one go about analyzing its security or get help from others in doing so?
Shows you how little I know but also why I want to learn more. :-)
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revised After implementing a novel encryption algorithm, how would one go about analyzing its security or get help from others in doing so?
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comment After implementing a novel encryption algorithm, how would one go about analyzing its security or get help from others in doing so?
What is the simplest method of getting years of peer review and revision for a new cryptographic algorithm? I am trying to find out where to start.
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comment After implementing a novel encryption algorithm, how would one go about analyzing its security or get help from others in doing so?
If that is the case, no one should use cryptography. Some person or group must have developed cryptography. Therefore, it is that group's own algorithm. Neither they nor anyone else should use it. I understand what you mean, but your comment needs further support. Experts in cryptography were not always experts in cryptography. They had to learn to be experts in cryptography. Maybe I would like to learn to be an expert in cryptography. What is the best way to get professional review of an algorithm?
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asked After implementing a novel encryption algorithm, how would one go about analyzing its security or get help from others in doing so?
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comment Could this encryption suite of functions in VB6 be easily cracked?
Thank you for answering this!
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comment Could this encryption suite of functions in VB6 be easily cracked?
Where are we supposed to ask questions like this? I'm trying to get similar answers (cstheory.stackexchange.com/questions/11521) but am not sure where to go.