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Kerckoffs’ principle

Kerckoffs’ principle

For various reasons, Kerckhoff’s Principle has come up over the horizon again. Fascinating that he posed the principle in the 19th Century. Wikipedia states the principle as,

A cryptosystem should be secure even if everything about the system, except the key, is public knowledge.

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Who broke the internet?

Who broke the internet?

This is going to be a shit storm. The CJEU has ruled that US owned storage is not “adequate protection” under EU data protection laws and that their laws around warrants are not an “effective remedy”.  They have torn up the so-called self-harbour treaty. Here are some links.