Re: [TLS] Industry Concerns about TLS 1.3

Geoffrey Keating <geoffk@geoffk.org> Fri, 23 September 2016 03:53 UTC

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Ryan Carboni <ryacko@gmail.com>; writes:

> in the internet of things, DH is actually
> less secure than normal public key exchange. Servers are more likely to
> have entropy than embedded devices.

I think that's backwards; in a 'normal' public key exchange, it is the
client that generates the secret key, the server contributes no
randomness.