Adi Shamir Quotes

Adi Shamir (Hebrew: ??? ??????; born July 6, 1952) is an Israeli cryptographer. He is a co-inventor of the RSA algorithm (along with Ron Rivest and Len Adleman), a co-inventor of the Feige–Fiat–Shamir identification scheme (along with Uriel Feige and Amos Fiat), one of the inventors of differential cryptanalysis and has made numerous contributions to the fields of cryptography and computer science

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Adi Shamir


Security wins many battles but loses the security war. We are definitely going backwards in computer security.

Adi Shamir


Cryptography is typically bypassed, not penetrated.

Adi Shamir


Fully secure systems don't exist today and they won't exist in the future.

Adi Shamir


I think that I am among the few lucky ones who are exploiting complexity. Most people are unhappy with the emergence of complexity, they would prefer it if the world were very simple, but then it would be a doom for a cryptographer like myself.

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Crypto will not be broken, it will be bypassed

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The crypto currency community hasn't decided whether they want to be anarchist rebels or to replace the establishment.

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“We can see the point where the chip is unhappy if a wrong bit is sent and consumes more power from the environment.”

Adi Shamir