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Re: POTP Security
> On 11 10 95 [email protected] inquired about POTP
> What level of security does this cute, little puppy provide???
> One approach to answering that inquiry is an excerpt from:
> Date: Sat, 21 OCT 95 10:58:51 -0500
> From: Paul Jackman <[email protected]>
> Newgroups: talk.politics.crypto
> Subject: Re: Elementrix One-Time Pad
> ...mine [Jackman's background and experience] goes back to 1961
> as Crypto Communications Control Command Center Supervisor for
> the National Security Agency (NSA), and US Army Inteligence Se-
> curity. Even so, I do not consider myself expert in either the
> technical sense or the historical sense. But, I know enough not
> to comment on algorithms that I don't have access to.
> The algorithm will be published when patent protection is assured.
> It is currently patent pending in several countries.
> As far as marketing goes, this product is not going to disapear.
> We have been premarketing security technology for four years through
> beta, and one year in pilot with international Fortune 100 companies.
> The initial presentations on Internet about a year ago showed us that
> the the newness and complexity of the Algorithm had to be presented
> one on on one to the experts which Elementrix has done. There is a
> long parade of companies that have implimented this technology but
> do not wish to be named, (Typical of any security implementation.
> Those who do aknowledge the integity of the products are noteworthy,
> Allen Brill Kroll Assoc., Al Decker Coopers & Lybrand, Todd Sun Mer-
> gent, and there will be many more.
Also noteworthy are those who have examined the product under NDA and
declined to give an endorsement.
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