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Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:39:04 -0800
From: Chris Palmer <>
Subject: Re: cryptographic primitive choices [was: Re:
 Microsoft Warns Customers Away From RC4 and SHA-1]

On Nov 14, 2013 9:31 PM, "Kurt Seifried" <> wrote:

> So essentially in my head I see a couple slider bars, as they go
> towards the riskier end of the spectrum (e.g. protecting a CA
> certificate vs. protecting a single SSL session) stronger encryption
> is needed.

But the cost of setting the sliders all the way to the secure side is so
low, why bother making the distinction?

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