[Standards-JIG] [Fwd: Re: [Council] meeting agenda, 2006-04-11 - Dialback Key Generation and Validation]

Jesus Cea jcea at argo.es
Wed Apr 12 15:58:27 UTC 2006


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Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> I cannot write to the list, so I write to you: Why not using HMAC-SHA256
> instead of defining an own way of how to incorporate a key into the
> hashing. HMAC-* also fixes all the problems Ian mentions below.

+1 to HMAC. HMAC is a well studied cryptographic algorithm. Do not
reinvent the whell. You can reinvent it badly...

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