Tag: Cryptography standards

Major US security company warns over NSA link to encryption formula


A major American computer security company has told thousands of customers to stop using an encryption system that relies on a mathematical formula developed by the National Security Agency (NSA). RSA, the security arm of the storage company EMC, sent

REVIEW: Internet Cryptography


by Richard E. Smith, Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional, Copyright 1997 _______________________________________________________________ According to the preface, this book is aimed at non-specialists who need to know just enough about cryptography to make informed technical decisions. As an example, Smith suggests systems administrators