By Lance J. Hoffman (auth.), Lance J. Hoffman (eds.)

The statement of the Clipper chip by means of the U.S. govt in April 1993 trigger a frenzy of discussions approximately cryptography coverage within the technological group. The surprise waves from it finally incorporated entrance web page remedy within the big apple instances, repeated inquiries to the vp, construction of a number of new newsgroups on the web, and a few very efficient public discussions approximately notable the stability among nationwide safety, legislations enforcement, and civil liberties. We nonetheless do not have reliable solutions for a few of the questions which have been raised. because the international info Infrastructure is being equipped, we're writing parts of the structure for our on-line world. i have been lucky to have a entrance row seat and to percentage a lot of this with my scholars. the unique analyzing and choice of fabrics was once made by way of the 1st cohort of scholars* within the George Washington college Accel­ erated grasp of technology software in Telecommunications and Com­ puters on the Ashburn, Virginia campus. They labored many lengthy hours-reading, debating, and choosing fabrics for this publication. moreover, Bob Patton spent loads of time scanning and modifying the fabric. Nestor Torres ready the index. And Harish Nalinak­ shan supplied a tremendous volume of technical and administrative information and saved the venture on course as new advancements happened within the debate and new papers and laws mirrored those. As with so much readings books, many of the decisions conceal related fabric. we now have attempted to carry this duplication to a suitable level.

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It provides a high degree of security at a modest link cost. With frequent key changes, the algorithm satisfactorily renders confidential information inaccessible. 32 CRYPTOGRAPHY (FROM JULIUS CAESAR THROUGH PUBLIC KEY CRYPTOSYSTEMS) Surrounded by controversy-then and now-the DES standard was (and still is) considered by many to be an adequate deterrent to computer crime. , a computer can be programmed to attempt every possible combination until the correct key us discovered. Supporters of DES, however, claim that even the latest generation vector computer would take 2,284 years to break the code, operating at one try per microsecond.

The Department of Defense-sponsored Secure Telephone Unit (STU-III) project is an example of a system that uses automated key distribution. 22 CRYPTOGRAPHY (FROM JULIUS CAESAR THROUGH PUBLIC KEY CRYPTOSYSTEMS) Standards for key management have been developed by the government and by such organizations as ISO, ANSI, and the American Banking Association (ABA); see "Encryption in Banking and Financial Applications" later in this chapter for some relevant publications. ONE-TIME PAD One approach, known as a one-time pad or a one-time cipher key, can be proven mathematically to be foolproof.

E 27 1. End-to-End Versus Link Encryption The figure above is of an end-t~nd encryption scheme. The message is encrypted at the point of origination and then decrypted at the recipient's site. In line A, the communication occurred on a regular phone line; on line B, it occurred on a leased line. The figure below is a simple link scheme. The message is encrypted and decrypted a prescribed number of times before it reaches its destination, where it is ultimately decrypted. OFF-LINE ENCRYPTION Off-line encryption is performed by entering plaintext into a keyboard device, which encrypts it and stores the ciphertext in a medium.

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