Security Now

Jun 17th 2014

Security Now 460

Authenticated Encryption

Steve Gibson explains why we need Authenticated Encryption.
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Hosts: Steve Gibson with Leo Laporte Steve and Leo discuss the need for, and the Internet industry's search for, new standards for "Authenticated Encryption" which simultaneously encrypts messages for privacy while also authenticating them against any active in-flight tampering. Download or subscribe to this show at We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page. For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site:, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Bandwidth for Security Now is provided by Cachefly. Running time: 2:08:27