Encryption of a file using cobol.



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Re: Encryption of a file using cobol.

Postby enrico-sorichetti » Wed Mar 16, 2011 12:21 pm

You are on the wrong path!
there are no COBOL related basics of cryptography
You should learn to distinguish between logic/algorithm and implementation
the cryptography core is the algorithm
the implementation is just a useless :D detail

Your approach is leading You to the wrong path,

it would be good to read
http://www.schneier.com/essay-037.html
and lurk thru the content of
http://www.schneier.com

here is another sample of what You might find by googling yourself
http://www.ciphersbyritter.com/LEARNING.HTM

the first characteristics of a cryptographer is the curiosity, an imaginative mind and a strong mathematical background
asking people to do the research for You is a proof the You do not have the <imprinting> for it and You are just wasting time!

and as all the security experts tell
cryptography, authentications, <security thru tools and devices> are almost <irrelevant> in the implementation of a secure system
there are lots of weaker points ...

You can break a system secured with cryptography, authentications, <tools and devices> with time and the proper skills
but if a system is worth to be broken into it ... much cheaper to do it with MONEY
( systems worth breaking into I said, not just a silly bank robbery )
Last edited by enrico-sorichetti on Wed Mar 16, 2011 12:30 pm, edited 2 times in total.
cheers
enrico
When I tell somebody to RTFM or STFW I usually have the page open in another tab/window of my browser,
so that I am sure that the information requested can be reached with a very small effort
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Re: Encryption of a file using cobol.

Postby Viswanathchandru » Wed Mar 16, 2011 12:25 pm

Thanks enrico for your time and reply.
I will follow your advice.


Thanks,
Viswa
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Re: Encryption of a file using cobol.

Postby NicC » Wed Mar 16, 2011 4:41 pm

Have you tried Google? IF not, why not? There are many links there. Search on Encryption Software COBOL
The problem I have is that people can explain things quickly but I can only comprehend slowly.
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