The seccure toolset implements a selection of asymmetric algorithms based on elliptic curve cryptography (ECC). In particular, it offers public key encryption / decryption, signature generation / verification and key establishment. ECC schemes offer a much better key size to security ratio than classical systems (RSA, DSA). Keys are short enough to make direct specification of keys on the command line possible (sometimes this is more convenient than the management of PGP-like key rings). seccure builds on this feature and therefore is the tool of choice whenever lightweight asymmetric cryptography -- independent of key servers, revocation certificates, the Web of Trust, or even configuration files -- is required.
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux Unix|
Release Notes: This release has a fix in secure memory allocation. Signature generation is deterministic.
Release Notes: This release adds signcryption and inline signatures.
Release Notes: Diffie-Hellman key exchange has been added.
No changes have been submitted for this release.