Posts tagged 'architecture'

Cryptography

Getting over Quantum Computers

Quantum Computers form a very real threat to online security. Most of today’s assumed-safe mechanisms are suddenly outdated. This is how the InternetWide Architecture tackles these threats.

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Cryptography

KXOVER, the design of a protocol

Much of the work in our project centers around open protocols. We use as much of what we find as is, but new ideas sometimes call for new protocols, and the design of these is a bit of a roller-coaster ride. KXOVER is an interesting example.

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identity

Identity 12: User Names in URLs

We weigh in heavily on the idea of Bring Your Own IDentity. How does this relate to URLs that we see in so many protocols? And especially the HTTP and AMQP URLs?

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Cryptography

Quantum Crypto will Break our backs & bones

Most of us have heard about Quantum Computing and its immense power to break today's strongest security mechanisms. What is the sense and nonsense?

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architecture

Identity 10: OpenPGP without Web Of Trust

OpenPGP is a powerful technology for signing and encryption, because it does not imply a stiffling key infrastructure. Instead, it uses a Web Of Trust that is flexible... and complicating for new users. We now introduce an approach to securely use OpenPGP without even that.

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