Talk:NSA Suite A Cryptography

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Hi. Whoever removed the 'legacy algorithms,' such as BATON, could you please tell me why? This entire topic is shrouded in secrecy, and I'd like to know what your sources were. 76.180.120.161 18:57, 4 December 2007 (UTC)

It sounds stupid[edit]

NSA knows best that "security through obscurity" never works. To say they don't release it is simply asking Wikileaks to the waltz and surely they will leak it. Some 2nd year college student will then find a hole in the algorithm and it gets broken and chicom have a field day over USA. Much better to release any crypto and have the academic community analyse it to death, so no security hole remains hidden. 87.97.105.199 (talk) 19:38, 6 July 2010 (UTC)

You forgot, that the NSA is the biggest employer for mathematicians (at least in the US), so they do have the knowledge to probe their own algorithms--Mirrakor (talk) 11:14, 20 December 2013 (UTC)