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Rescorla on Standards

2008-01-24 18:28:52.599836+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Eric Rescorla, on a roll:

Steve Burnett is giving an intro to crypto talk in which he explains that "cryptography is about turning sensitive data into gibberish in such a way that you can get the sensitive data back from the gibberish".

My observation: "This differs from standardization, where you can't get the sensitive data back from the gibberish."

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#Comment Re: made: 2008-01-24 20:36:21.83764+00 by: m

You ought to consider issuing a revised edition of Stan Kelly-Bootles The Devils DP Dictionary which was formulated along the lines of the original Devils Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce.