[rc5] Re: One Time Pad

YMP Consulting Inc. ympinc at ibm.net
Mon Oct 27 12:57:16 EST 1997


Mike Silbersack wrote:
> 
> May I ask why, if a secure transport method has been found, that the
> message itself cannot simply be sent?  (If a message was so ultra-secret
> that a OTP was needed, I'd be much more worried about the human factor of
> data  security than the possibility of the key being brute-forced.)
> 
> Mike "Silby" Silbersack
> silby at execpc.com
> 

The message may need to sent in real time. But the keys
could be exchanged well in advance of the message.

Chris Krumme
krumme at ibm.net
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