Symmetric encryption - options?
mailinglisten at hauke-laging.de
Tue Mar 13 13:36:18 CET 2012
Am Dienstag, 13. März 2012, 13:15:26 schrieb Robert J. Hansen:
> On 3/13/2012 7:09 AM, Eric Christensen wrote:
> > Because this is symmetric encryption. You would need to sign the data
> > to get integrity protection.
> This isn't quite right. He's getting warned about the lack of an MDC,
> which is related to the symmetric algorithm choice.
Would you explain that? Do symmetric algorithms never have an MDC or does just
CAST5 not (why is it the default then)?
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