[omaha] KeyCzar - who knew?
Jeff Hinrichs - DM&T
jeffh at dundeemt.com
Thu Jan 29 14:43:17 CET 2009
On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 10:12 PM, Chad Homan <choman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Nice find!!!!
GU Lectures on security/cryptography -- one of the two main
contributors in the keyczar project
> 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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