Crypto Expert Warns That Cryptography Not Secure Enough

    Date13 Oct 2000
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    One of the world's leading experts on computer security said that because of recent developments in the online world, cryptography on its own is now not enough to protect systems in the digital world. In his new book, Bruce Schneier, an . . . One of the world's leading experts on computer security said that because of recent developments in the online world, cryptography on its own is now not enough to protect systems in the digital world. In his new book, Bruce Schneier, an internationally acclaimed security expert, said that protecting information has become increasingly difficult in the digital world.

    Hackers as young as 17 years old have compromised the security of the US State Department's Web site and, in doing so, have proven that gaining access to personal passwords among other "secure" information is far easier than many could have ever anticipated.

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