[omaha] KeyCzar - who knew?
choman at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 05:12:17 CET 2009
On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 9:19 PM, Jeff Hinrichs - DM&T <jeffh at dundeemt.com>wrote:
> Hey I just came across this, http://www.keyczar.org/
> "Keyczar is an open source cryptographic toolkit designed to make it
> easier and safer for developers to use cryptography in their
> applications. Keyczar supports authentication and encryption with both
> symmetric and asymmetric keys. Some features of Keyczar include:
> * A simple API
> * Key rotation and versioning
> * Safe default algorithms, modes, and key lengths
> * Automated generation of initialization vectors and ciphertext
> * Java and Python implementations (C++ coming soon)
> * International support in Java (Python coming soon)
> The Google security team project to make good security easy for Python
> and Java. I'm just reading through the docs now but if it can deliver
> on it's goals -- nice. Doing encryption well is hard -- even using
> good tools you can make mistakes.
> If you knew about this or have used it/played etc, I'd like to hear
> what you have to say.
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