[zeromq-dev] CurveZMQ data encryption

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Wed Aug 26 12:10:25 CEST 2015

On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 11:39 AM, Michal Rajčan <rajcanius at gmail.com> wrote:

> "Data is encrypted with the public key (and other information) and decrypted
> with the secret key."
> That is the asymmetric encryption of data "problem", isn't it? Or am I
> missing something?

With ECC there is no symmetric/asymmetric choice. Or rather, it is
asymmetric with the performance characteristics of symmetric.

Read up on Curve25519 for more details.


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