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NSA Fallout: Encrypt Everything, Enterprises Advised
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WKash,
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9/12/2013 | 9:56:06 PM
re: NSA Fallout: Encrypt Everything, Enterprises Advised
An RSA executive I spoke with this week agreed that NSA has the computing power, but also the talent, to break just about any encryption it runs into. But a source who spoke directly with a senior NSA IT official very recently told me that NSA is concerned that it could be entering an arms race with private industry over encryption -- and resource constraints could make it harder for even the NSA to keep up with the private sector.
Thomas Claburn
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9/12/2013 | 8:53:36 PM
re: NSA Fallout: Encrypt Everything, Enterprises Advised
Security experts were saying as much when Heartland Payment Systems was hacked several years ago.
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9/12/2013 | 5:57:29 PM
re: NSA Fallout: Encrypt Everything, Enterprises Advised
Re. #3 your points about Google wising up early are interesting. How widely is such traffic encrypted between data centers today? Are many companies there already?


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