[Ach] Improving Applied Crypto Hardening Draft

Kurt Roeckx kurt at roeckx.be
Fri Jan 10 20:03:17 CET 2014

On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 07:30:01PM +0300, ianG wrote:
> On 10/01/14 16:32 PM, Manuel Kraus wrote:
> >Well, the naming scheme seems to be quite inconsistent anyways. DHE vs. EDH, for example, meaning the same.
> I think (not 100% sure) that it is this:
> DHE == Diffie-Hellman (key) Exchange
> EDH == Ephemeral Diffie-Hellman (key exchange)
> ADH == Anonymous Diffie-Hellman (key exchange)

As far as I understand it, all 3 of those are actually ephemeral
variants, as opposed to the "ECDH" and "DH" versions where there
is no key exchange but the public key is in the certificate
itself.  But then I think nobody uses certificates like that.


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