[dm-crypt] "re-encrypting" ?

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Sun Aug 14 18:59:29 CEST 2011


On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 03:12:08PM +0200, Heinz Diehl wrote:
> On 14.08.2011, Arno Wagner wrote: 
> 
> > It is on some architectures. It is also less secure.
> 
> As far as I know, both Serpent and Twofish has shown to be more secure than 
> Rijndael. However, Rijndael was choosen as the new AES because of its overall
> qualities (speed on various architectures, simplicity..).
> 
> http://csrc.nist.gov/archive/aes/round2/comments/20000515-bschneier.pdf
> 
> Anyway, I doubt this is playing an important role since none of these algorithms
> has been broken yet.

Indeed. One argument is that AES will get more scrutiny, as it is
more critical for the world. Typically it should not matter though.

Arno


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