Cryptographers’ Panel – RSAC 2016

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  1. Apple vs. FBI; Shamir “Apple should open only this iPhone for Apple without creating a backdoor for all iPhones. It is possible”.
  2. Juniper ScreenOS backdoor; Shamir “Suspension about NSA’s move to not to promote EC cryptography”.
  3. Quantum Computing and the threat to public key cryptography; Shamir “We need to think harder about the readiness of new algorithms for post quantum era”.
  4. New SHA-3 Standards; Panelists are under agreement that SHA-1 should be discontinued immediately.
  5. What are other trends; Rivest “Move away from prevention to detection”.

References

RSA Conference 2016

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