[dm-crypt] Efficacy of xts over 1TB

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Sun Jul 25 20:11:54 CEST 2010


On 07/25/2010 05:28 PM, Arno Wagner wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 02:25:32PM +0200, Milan Broz wrote:

>> Seriously, XTS-AES is FIPS140-2 approved and I see no problem to use it.
> 
> Well, I basically do not see the algorithm. Maybe searching for 15 
> Minutes was not enough, but when something is hidden in Crypto,
> I always become very suspicuous.

Draft is here (referenced from Linux kernel crypt XTS implementation)
http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/1619/email/pdf00086.pdf 

Milan


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