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
Number of pages: 720