Stand down from blue alert, it seems… but why not plan your cryptographic agility anyway?
There’s been a bit of a kerfuffle in the technology media over the past few days about whether the venerable public-key cryptosystem known as RSA might soon be crackable.
RSA, as you probably know, is short for Rivest-Shamir-Adleman, the three cryptographers who devised what turned into an astonishingly useful and long-lived encryption system by means of which two people can communicate securely without meeting up first to agree on a secret encryption key.
Very simply put, RSA has not one key, like a traditional door lock, but two different keys, one for locking the door and the other for unlocking it. More…
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