Symmetric encryption - options?

Eric Christensen eric at
Tue Mar 13 22:40:17 CET 2012

On Mar 13, 2012 4:37 PM, "Robert J. Hansen" <rjh at> wrote:
> > RSA is not an encryption algorithm.  RSA is a means of exchanging
> > keys.
> You may be thinking of the Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange Algorithm
> (DHKEA).  You're not thinking of RSA, though: RSA unquestionably is an
> encryption algorithm.

Oops, yes you are correct.  I was actually thinking of how TLS and SSL
works with their key exchange.

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