David Fulwiler

UNIX Administration & Internet Development

Using Open Source software and tools to implement informetric solutions.

Some developments in Eliptic Curve Cryptography.

Professor Daniel J. Bernstein of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has written that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) may not be doing all they can to foster a reliable and safe implementation of Eliptic Curve Encryption.

This gzipped video file contains a very interesting half hour lecture that Doctor Bernstein gives on how people can manipulate "standards" at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and corrupt our Internet protections. This academic paper accompanies the video lecture with the maths and proof needed.

This is an additional academic paper by Dr. Bernstein pointing to, perhaps a more reliable key exchange and cipher arrangement. Curve 25519