Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: database encryption
Author Alex Peshkoff
On 11/04/10 22:30, Jim Starkey wrote:
> If anyone is interested in pursuing database and/or line encryption, a
> very useful library is LibTomCrypt. While not actively supported, it's
> been stable for about a decode, and has a very open style BSD license.
> The library has just about everything you'd ever want, but I've been
> content with SHA, AES, and RSA. The code is C, but the conversion to
> C++ is trivial. Like most crypto libraries, you have to argue with it a
> bit to subset, but unlike others, it's possible.
> But a small warning is in order: Like virtually everything in the crypto
> world, things are more complicated than need be.

Jim, almost all words said here can be applied to openssl library too
except may be one - openssl is actively supported. It's very interesting
- what is that specific feature(s) of LibTomCrypt that makes you
recommend it?