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Re: POTP Security
Anything calling itself a one-time-pad which isn't, imo should
not be trusted, even if r, s, a, d, h, (and everyone else) said the
algorithm was great.
> > On 11 10 95 [email protected] inquired about POTP
> > security:
> > 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.
> Mark Chen
> [email protected]
> finger for PGP public key
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