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Symmetric vs Asymmetric encryption - which is stronger in Java?

Started Sep 29, 2010 0 Replies

Hi,Just finished reading the Cryptography tutorial on the website and Ihave to say that it is hands down the most comprehensive overviewavailable on the net. Congrats!!Symmetric keys in Java seem to…Continue

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Symmetric vs Asymmetric encryption - which is stronger in Java?

Hi,Just finished reading the Cryptography tutorial on the website and Ihave to say that it is hands down the most comprehensive overviewavailable on the net. Congrats!!Symmetric keys in Java seem to have a limitation of 2^160 due to implementation of SecureRandom. Whereas for asymmetric key based encryption (e.g. RSA), the upper bound would be the CPU/8192 bits.If key exchange and CPU cycles were not a concern, what method would provide stronger encryption in Java (JDK 1.6) without any third…See More
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