Can you clarify when data compression is used?
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Sun Feb 10 08:35:46 CET 2008
Kevin Hilton wrote:
> Is this statement really true or just opinion? Bruce Schneier is one
> of my favorite cryptoanalysts.
Bruce recommends against using Twofish for crypto applications.
He has never backed off from either of two claims:
1. Twofish is a secure cipher that would have made an
2. People should use AES for symmetric crypto needs.
He has said #1 many times and keeps a page on his site devoted to the
most recent research into Twofish. He has said #2 many times,
particularly in his book _Practical Cryptography_.
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