[noise] Thoughts on semi-deterministic encryption

Stephen Touset stephen at squareup.com
Tue Aug 26 14:16:38 PDT 2014

On Aug 26, 2014, at 1:35 PM, Jonathan Moore <moore at eds.org> wrote:

> My goal in the conversation is to discuss the solution space of removing strong random requirements form cryptosystems. I do have a project, with working code, where I might apply some of this; but right now I am just thinking about general solutions practical issues of low entropy.

For the purposes of Noise, if you don’t have a good RNG you aren’t going to be able to come up with strong ephemeral keys anyway, right?

Stephen Touset
stephen at squareup.com

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