New AES Attack, 200-Year-Old Cipher Key Big Week in Crypto

It’s been quite a week in the world of cryptography. For a field in which advancements are measured in the smallest of terms and major breakthroughs can take decades, the three big news stories involving cryptography in the last few days comprise an epochal event.

Threatpost editors Ryan Naraine and Dennis Fisher talk about the problems with developers implementing their own crypto libraries in Web applications, the short list of names for the cybersecurity czar job and the possibility of a full-scale hacker bracket competition.

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