[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: is 3des secure??

On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 12:44:23PM +0100, Janusz A. Urbanowicz wrote:
> Petro wrote/napisa?[a]/schrieb:
> > On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 12:17:32PM +1100, Steve Smith wrote:
> > > 3DES is generally considered strong enough.  However, it is slow, and
> > > can effect performance.  Try doing large 'scp's and switch between
> >     DES/3DES was designed to be implemented in hardware, doing a
> >     software-only implementation is going to be slow. 
> Current DES implementations aren't so slow, they reach millions of
> encryptions per sencond on current hardware.

    It's relative. Encrypt x amount of data with 3des, do the same with
    blowfish or one of the other AES canidates, using a comparable
    keylength. Which is faster? 

Share and Enjoy. 

Reply to: