[noise] Noise @ Highload++ in Moscow

Trevor Perrin trevp at trevp.net
Mon Nov 13 15:48:47 PST 2017

On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 9:13 AM, Alexey Ermishkin <scratch.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone.
> I presented Noise & NoiseSocket at Highload conference in Moscow and
> received lots of good comments. People want to know more about it and see it
> in production.
> I've also talked about Google's Key Transparency and how Noise can benefit
> from it. This is something we are working on right now at Virgil.
> Also, Igor Sysoev, the author of NGINX was interested in NGINX NoiseSocket
> module we created, we will continue our dialogue with his team on better
> integration.

Nice!  Keep us posted, that all sounds promising.

> One thing that we will need to be able to use NoiseSocket is static key
> signatures. Now we transmit them as a simple JSON object (see
> https://github.com/go-noisesocket/noisesocket/tree/master/virgil ) just to
> make it work, but a more generalized spec is something we'll be working on
> in a near future.

Cool, David Wong was interested in that too.  I'd also like to specify
"offline signing keys" plus short-lived statics as an option for


Hopefully these things converge.  Though this approaches PKI and
certificates, raising questions of how much we should be creating new
things here vs interfaces to existing systems.


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