Tag: secure communications

Brazil tries to elude NSA with new cables, satellite

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(Reuters) – Can any government escape the prying eyes of the U.S. National Security Agency? Brazil is going to try. Angered by recent revelations that the United States spied on its emails and phone calls and even its president, Brazil's

REVIEW: Internet Cryptography

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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

REVIEW: Modern Cryptography: Theory and Practice

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by Wenbo Mao, 2004, 0-13-066943-1, U$54.99/C$82.99 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________   A "Short Description of the Book" states that it is intended to address the issue of whether various crypto algorithms are "practical," as opposed to just theoretically strong.  This seems odd, since