[CentOS] establish a 128 bit encrypted tunnel between centos 5.2 boxes

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sun Aug 31 08:16:47 UTC 2008


On Tue, 2008-08-26 at 18:55 -0400, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> Jeff Kinz wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 04:04:21PM -0400, Jerry Geis wrote:
> >   
> >> Is there an easy way or anyway to establish a 128 bit encrypted tunnel 
> >> between a handful of centos 5.2 boxes?
> >>     
> >
> > In addition the rest of the good info others already posted for you,
> > please remember that "128 bit encryption" doesn't mean anything 
> > unless you also specify the encryption scheme being used.
> >
> > A 128 bit encryption scheme may or may not be easily broken depending on
> > which one it is. (Pick a good!)
> Actually 'we' (crypto community) talk about crypto-suites, as you have 
> to look at all the pieces involved. If everything is not disclosed (like 
> with Skype), then you just don't know where the weakness may be.
> 
> SSH, IPsec (watch out for the 'Null' cipher :) ), TLS (some of the 
> suites are too weak to talk about), and HIP are all well-rounded 
> security protocols. I have worked on all of them.

Whatever happened to cipe?? Ric




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