Cryptography’s Role in Securing the Information Society

Cryptography's Role in Securing the Information Society

This book presents a comprehensive examination of cryptography and its evolution from a national security tool to a key compenent of the global information super-highway.


It addresses the urgent need for a strong national policy on cryptography that promotes and encourages its widespread use to protect the information interests of individuals, businesses, and the nation as a whole, while respecting legitimate national needs of law enforcement and intelligence for national security and foreign policy purposes.

Table of Contents

  • Growing Vulnerability in the Information Age
  • Cryptography: Roles, Market, and Infrastructure
  • Needs for Access to Encrypted Information
  • Export Controls
  • Escrowed Encryption and Related Issues
  • Other Dimensions of National Cryptography Policy
  • Policy Options for the Future
  • Syntehsis, Findings, and Recommendations

Book Details

Author(s): Kenneth W. Dam and Herbert S. Lin
Format(s): PDF
Number of pages: 720
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