Crypto Basics for VPN
Maintained by Tina Bird
Last modified: 12-Feb-2003 22:41
An Overview of Cryptography
Crypto and Security links from the FreeS/WAN folk
Peter Gutmann's Crypto Tutorial All 704 slides of it.
Security Pitfalls in Cryptography
The Snake Oil FAQ How to tell good security products from bad ones.
Why Cryptography is Harder than It Looks
Mostly for Developers:
Advanced Encryption Standard
Advanced Secure Hash Algorithms Cryptographic toolkit for secure hashing
Crypto Gardening Guide and Planting Tips
Determining Strengths for Public Keys Used for Exchanging Symmetric Keys
Digital Signatures and Message Digests
Entropy Gathering & Distribution System A system service and library for providing secure random numbers.
Randomness Recommendations for Security
x.509 Style Guide Peter Gutmann's guidelines for creating and working with x.509 certificates and other ASN.1 encoded data
Mostly for Political Activists:
Cracking DES Secrets of Encryption Research, Wiretap Politics & Chip Design
Encryption Privacy and Security Resource Page Includes copies of pending US legislation related to privacy and cryptography issues, as well as white papers on key escrow and other related topics.