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EKE! It’s PAKE!

Password Authenticated Key Exchange (PAKE) is generating a good deal of interest, and a secret held only by Bob and Alice could be used to generate secret connections between them. One of the most convenient of these is a password, but it could as easily be a random nonce.

Encrypted Key Exchange (EKE) was created by Steven M. Bellovin and Michael Merritt [1] and uses a shared password to encrypt the Diffie-Hellman key exchange. In…

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Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. Based in Edinburgh. Old World Breaker. New World Creator. Building trust.