Developer-Resistant Cryptography

Cairns, K., Steel, G.
Citation:

W3C/IAB Workshop on Strengthening the Internet Against Pervasive Monitoring (STRINT), London, UK, February 28-March 1, 2014.

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Abstract:

"Properly implemented strong crypto systems are one of the few things that you can rely on" - Edward Snowden. So why is mass surveillance so successful? One (big) problem is endpoint security. Another is that strong crypto systems are suciently dicult to implement that often either mistakes are made resulting in catastrophic loss of security, or cryptography is not used at all. What can we do to make cryptography easier to use and more resistant to developer errors?

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Published
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Proceedings
Publication Date:
02/28/2014
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