Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: database encryption
Author Geoff Worboys
Paul Vinkenoog wrote:
> It seems that AES is pretty robust against known-plaintext
> attacks. Still, ECB should always be avoided if possible.
> [...]
> I'm in no way a cryptography expert, but I did study the
> basics because I sometimes need encryption in software
> [...]

That's great, that's all I'm looking for. Someone that doesn't
assume an ability to write in C naturally makes them an expert
in cryptography. There are various ways to avoid the pitfalls
of ECB, but you only know to try if you learn _something_ about
cryptography before you try to use it.

Geoff Worboys
Telesis Computing