[pycrypto] Encryption library

Legrandin gooksankoo at hoiptorrow.mailexpire.com
Mon May 4 15:14:33 CST 2009

>    I'd welcome suggestions on libraries/algorighms I should be using for
>    asymmetric encryption to be able to say "We made this box as secure as we
>    can and now we don't know how to access the sensitive plaintext that it is
>    securing and using to secure requests."

For that you need a smartcard or an HSM (Hardware Security Module)
in general, unless you want to put your computer in a safe, lock it, and
randomize the combination. The actual algorithm or library you use are
a secondary problem.

See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PKCS11.

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