One of the interesting developments in 2018 was the announcement by Yubico of their new Security Key (SK) – a hardware-based security key that can be used in place of passwords. As you might have guessed from my previous post, I’m not a fan of passwords. Disadvantages are abound with password authentication. Sharing and recycling… Read More »
Recent years, particularly with the advent of a broad class of IoT applications, have increased the need for crypto solutions for constrained applications. NIST has started a search to find and standardise lightweight cryptographic algorithms for precisely these situations.