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Re: More on Netscape
> I guess most everybody has seen the response that Netscape put on their
> page, but did people check out the "for more info" link
> It says that the commerce server supports (among others) DES and DES3
> (same as 3DES?). They list the key sizes as 64 and 192 bits
> respectively. My question is, isn't DES 56 bits? (with an 8 bit salt
> that would be 64 I guess), but isn't DES3 112 bits, not 192?
> Just wondering...
That would be one key for encrypting, another key for decrypting and a third
key for encrypting again. 64*3=192.