Symmetric encryption - options?

Eric Christensen eric at
Tue Mar 13 21:22:21 CET 2012

On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 10:02, jpemail2001-321 at <
jpemail2001-321 at> wrote:

> >If you choose to use someone's public certificate to encrypt a message,
> >they use the private part of that certificate to decrypt it -- different
> >things for encryption and decryption, thus a different kind of
> >algorithm, an asymmetric one, is used.
> So you would suggest, to use RSA? I think so because it seems to be
> stronger encryption.

RSA is not an encryption algorithm.  RSA is a means of exchanging keys.

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