Monday, February 27, 2006

Re: NPR : E-Mail Encryption Rare in Everyday Use

Ed Gerck wrote:
This story (in addition to the daily headlines) seems to make the case that
the available techniques for secure email (hushmail, outlook/pki and pgp) do
NOT actually work.
That's an incorrect assessment of the short piece. The story says that it does actually work but no one uses it. They briefly say why: key management. Not being easy enough to use is quite different than "NOT actually working".

--Paul Hoffman, Director
--VPN Consortium

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