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After NSA leaks, businesses seek security in quantum physics

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Cryptography is having a rough few months. On September 5th, leaked NSA documents revealed a systematic effort by the agency to undermine encrypted communications across the board, breaking accepted standards like SSL and systematically weakening others. But while the news

REVIEW: Intelligence and The War In Bosnia 1992-1995

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By Cees Wiebes. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2003. 463 pages, index. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In 1994, a battalion of Dutch troops arrived in eastern Bosnia on a peacekeeping mission as part of the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR). The Dutch area

REVIEW: Brute Force: Cracking the Data Encryption Standard

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By Matt Curtin Springer, 2005 ISBN: 0387201092   Reviewed by Ben Rothke ____________________________________________________________ Brute Force: Cracking the Data Encryption Standard is the story of the life and death of DES (data encryption standard). In the early 1970s, the U.S. government