[R] Encryption package of R

Marc Schwartz marc_schwartz at me.com
Sat Nov 12 03:16:49 CET 2011

On Nov 11, 2011, at 4:04 PM, Ben Bolker wrote:

> Jun Ji <junj <at> stanford.edu> writes:
>> Is there any encryption package of R? For instance, 3DES or AES algorithm
>> package or whatever...
>> Thanks a lot in advance.
>  library(sos)
>  findFn("encryption")
> finds a partial AES implementation, but not much else.


When it comes to encryption, you are best to use a library that has a good history behind it.

I would suggest looking at http://www.gnupg.org/ and perhaps specifically, libgcrypt (http://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Libgcrypt).


Marc Schwartz

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