Subject RE: [IBDI] What will hapen with IB security on Open Source Model ?
Author Adam Clarke
I am not sure if you mean that by releasing the source that IB security will
be weakened? If you do then my reply is that a system which relies on
obfuscation (essentially hiding weaknesses) to achieve security is always
going to be insecure since someone will find the hole you were trying to

In an OSS system there are more eyes to find the potential holes and more
hands to fix them. Many cryptography experts believe this is the only way to
provide adequately secure algorithms.

So in essence. Hiding the key under the doormat may be convenient, it is far
from secure however.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> Some people say that in general the security sub-system
> becomes weak when there is east initiative type.
> Comment !

Adam Clarke
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