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Cryptography pioneer says information security is possible—within a decade

Whitfield Diffie, one of the discoverers of public-key encryption in the 1970s, expects the distribution of computing processes across networks can produce a more secure computing environment. “I’m bullish on communications and information security,” Diffie said today during a keynote address at the Comnet conference in Washington. Diffie is chief security officer for Sun Microsystems Inc., so he has an incentive to be bullish. But he said the IT industry has some advantages going for it in the 21st century that could make trusted computing a reality: Full Story

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