Encryption Issues and Myths
- Encryption is only used by criminals or others with “something to hide”.
- The longer the key, the better the encryption.
- Encryption can only be broken/overcome with ahuge budget of time and computer resources.
- It is possible to make an unbreakable crypto scheme.
- It is impossible to make an unbreakable crypto scheme.
- A proprietary crypto scheme is more secure than apublically “vetted” scheme because the details aresecure.
Introduction to Encryption