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September 06 2013

Le gouvernement américain à trahi l'internet, nous devons le reprendre -

Le gouvernement américain à trahi l’internet, nous devons le reprendre -

La NSA a sapé un contrat social fondamental, estime le spécialiste de la sécurité Bruce Schneier. Mais aussi les entreprises qui ont construit et gérer cette infrastructure, comme celles qui vendent du matériel et des logiciels ou qui accueillent nos données. Nous ne pouvons plus leur faire confiance pour être les gardiens d’un internet éthique. C’est aux ingénieurs d’en reprendre le contrôle. C’est à eux d’être les lanceurs d’alertes des actions illégales de nos gouvernements. Nous devons savoir (...)


September 04 2013

How Advanced Is the NSA's Cryptanalysis — And Can We Resist It ? | Bruce Schneier | Wired

How Advanced Is the NSA’s Cryptanalysis — And Can We Resist It? | Bruce Schneier | Wired

There’s a saying inside the NSA: “Cryptanalysis always gets better. It never gets worse.” It’s naive to assume that, in 2013, we have discovered all the mathematical breakthroughs in cryptography that can ever be discovered. There’s a lot more out there, and there will be for centuries. (...)

The NSA has a lot of people thinking about this problem full-time. According to the black budget summary, 35,000 people and $11 billion annually are part of the Department of Defense-wide Consolidated Cryptologic Program. Of that, 4 percent — or $440 million — goes to “Research and Technology.”

That’s an enormous amount of money; probably more than everyone else on the planet spends on cryptography research put together. I’m sure that results in a lot of interesting — and occasionally groundbreaking — cryptanalytic research results, maybe some of it even practical.

Still, I trust the mathematics.

#cryptographie #NSA #recherche #mathématiques #silicon_army

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