Discussion Paper 4 (Kerchoff’s Principles)-Cryptography

Subject : Cryptography

Discussion Question – Primary post due tuesday by 11:55 pm EST

To earn full credit for the discussions, you must do the following:

Primary Task Response:
Please provide a detailed response to the below to include specific details and examples.

“Auguste Kerchoff put forth a set of guidelines in the development of new algorithms or the evaluation of existing ones. While they are not required to be followed, they are still considered to be good advice or guidance.  Please explain Kerchoff’s six principles and make a case for both following them and not following them.  Please use sources to support your positions.”


Learning Materials and References (posted by prof)

Required Resources Textbook(s) Required: 

Oriyano, Sean-Philip. Cryptography Infosec Pro Guide. McGraw-Hill Education, 2013. 

Recommended Materials/Resources 
Please use the following author’s names, book/article titles, Web sites, and/or keywords to search for supplementary information to augment your learning in this subject. 

Harris, Shon. All in One CISSP Exam Guide, Sixth Edition. McGraw-Hill, 2013.  
Paar, Christof, Pelzl,Jan and Preneel, Bart. Understanding Cryptography: A Textbook for Students and Practitioners. Springer Publishing, 2010.
Rhodes-Ousley, Mark. The Complete Reference to Information Security, Second Edition. McGraw-Hill, 2013.