At 04:13 PM 6/4/97 -0500, Vin McLellan wrote:
> There are a lot of rumors buzzing around DC these days to the
>effect that NSA and the Joint Chiefs have tossed in the towel and will,
>within weeks, approve DoD purchases for non-Fortezza security systems, for
>both strong authentication, and (I presume) more standard PKI. I
>understand they have been briefing US.gov security staff and the
>contractors who have been working on Fortezza apps.
I'm, of course, interested in your sources of this information, however I'm
more interested in learning what kinds of security systems they intent to
use in place of Fortezza. I just can't see protecting classified
information using *only* a software token...
> I also understand that DoD is considering approving Fortezza in
Are you suggesting that the Skipjack algorithm is about to be published? :)
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