[zeromq-dev] DTLS over NetMQ

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue May 14 19:49:16 CEST 2013

Hi Doron,

This sounds great! The main challenge is I think ensuring
interoperability between stacks, which is the reason for ZMTP 3.0. It
should be quite simple to write a DTLS spec then that plugs in as a
ZMTP mechanism, and use NetMQ to prove this.


On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 1:57 PM, Doron Somech <somdoron at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Inspired by latest talking on securing zeromq I set down and developed DTLS
> over NetMQ.
> The API is very similar to the CurveZMQ, it's not yet merge to the main
> repository. You can find the source code at
> https://github.com/somdoron/netmq/tree/Security/src/NetMQ/Security.
> I covered most of the TLS 1.2 features, the main features from DTLS is
> supporting unordered messages and only using block ciphers.
> Because the similarity between NetMQ and clrzmq it can easily be merged into
> clrzmq as well.
> Also developing this library in another language with openssl cryptography
> shouldn't be hard (I'm using .net native cryptography library).
> It's still in early stage and need more testing. You can read more about the
> library in my blog: http://somdoron.com/2013/05/securing-netmq/.
> Doron
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