iButton Crypto (Slightly off topic)

Pete.Chown@skygate.co.uk Pete.Chown@skygate.co.uk
Wed, 8 Mar 2000 10:55:23 +0000

Werner Koch wrote:

> The secret key has to be transferred to your desktop box anyway
> because the iButton is not fast enough to do the crypto operations.
Presumably you could do the public key bit on the iButton, thereby making it more difficult for a long term key to be compromised? ---------------------------------------------------------------------- phone +44 (0) 20 8542 7856, fax +44 (0) 20 8543 0176, post: Skygate Technology Ltd, 8 Lombard Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3TZ