The NSA and the Risk of Off-the-Shelf Devices

    Date20 Sep 2012
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Interesting article on how the NSA is approaching risk in the era of cool consumer devices. There's a discussion of the president's network-disabled iPad, and the classified cell phone that flopped because it took so long to develop and was so clunky. Turns out that everyone wants to use iPhones. Levine concluded, "Using commercial devices to process classified phone calls, using commercial tablets to talk over wifi -- that
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