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Nsa's Anti-Encryption Efforts Compromise ­.s. Security

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Indiana University Distinguished Professor Fred Cate

The NSA's actions are "undermining its responsibility to enhance the security of our cyberinfrastructure," says Indiana University's Fred Cate.

Credit: Indiana University

National Security Agency efforts to overcome encryption of online data weaken American security, undermine the government's duty to protect its own cyberinfrastructure and suggest intelligence agencies may not be cooperating at nearly the levels they promised to in a post-9/11 world, says Indiana University legal and cybersecurity expert Fred H. Cate.

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