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Thales, Entrust Form Enterprise Encryption Product Team; Cindy Provin Comments

Thales and security technology provider Entrust will jointly deliver encryption and management products to customers aimed at helping them secure their enterprises and protect cloud-based information. The companies intend to help clients defend against online and internal threats with Thales technology that is interoperable with Entrust’s products, the companies said …

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NSA Certifies General Dynamics Encryptor For Classified Info; Mike Guzelian Comments

The National Security Agency has certified a General Dynamics-made encryptor to store classified information at the top secret level and below. General Dynamics’ C4 systems business unit built the TACLANE-1G encryptor to work inside vehicles, remote command posts and data centers, the company said. TACLANE is also designed for use wherever government …

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Los Alamos Lab Uses Quantum Physics for Mobile Security

Through quantum cryptography, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers have invented a new system to secure large transfers of information between mobile devices. LANL recently released information about the QKarD, a miniature transmitter which generates random cryptographic keys to encode and decode information. LANL says the QKarD uses the …

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NSA Approves ITT Network Processors to Store Top Secret Apps

ITT Corp.’s Coyote family of secure network processors has been certified by the U.S. National Security Agency to protect any packet-based protocol for the network, voice, data and storage of top secret and below applications. The Coyote program includes two fully-programmable cryptographic system-on-chip secure network processors, BlackRiver-AARIS-777 and Havasu-AARIS-457. BlackRiver-AARIS-777 is top-secret …

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SEC Suffers Email Encryption Snafu

About 4,000 employees at the Securities and Exchange Commission have been notified about a breach that may have exposed their Social Security numbers and other payroll information, Los Angeles Times reports. Drew Malcomb, a Department of Interior spokesman, told Los Angeles Times the sensitive information was included in an unencrypted …

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SafeNet, NetApp Team Up to Offer Secure Cloud-Based Storage

Information security provider SafeNet Inc and storage and data management solutions provider NetApp are joining forces to offer a new approach to storage security solutions. “SafeNet and NetApp are working together to make data-protection solutions available inside the network extendable beyond the network as customers adopt cloud-computing solutions,” said Russell …

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Skype's Encryption Technology Reverse Engineered

A group of crytoanalysts have published what they claim is the Skype encryption algorithm. The group, led by Sean O’Neil, claim to have successfully reverse engineered the RC4 cipher, an encryption technology used by Skype. The encryption technology is used by Skype to protect communications between clients and the company’s …

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Chinese Want to See Encryption Info

The Chinese government is looking to force security vendors to disclose their encryption information based on new regulations that will come into effect on Saturday. The regulations stipulate that companies selling products that fit into one (or more) of six categories must submit their encryption information to a government panel …

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