Re: [Full-Disclosure] New paper on Security and Obscurity
From: stephane nasdrovisky (stephane.nasdrovisky_at_paradigmo.com)
To: email@example.com Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2004 15:25:46 +0200
This not so new info may bring some lights :
http://www.fact-index.com/a/au/auguste_kerckhoffs.html : "... the
security of a cryptosystem must depend only on the key, not on the
secrecy of any other part of the system."
Peter Swire wrote:
>“full disclosure” and computer security:
> The paper begins by analyzing the
>cliché that “there is no security through obscurity.” It observes that the
>traditional military and intelligence cliché is that “loose lips sink
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.