Columbia crypto box

Adam Fields fields at
Sat Feb 8 13:36:46 EST 2003

On Sat, Feb 08, 2003 at 01:24:14PM -0500, Tim Dierks wrote:
> There may be more valid reasons for treating the device as secret; some 
> categories that come to mind include protecting non-cryptographic 
> information, such as the capabilities of the communication channel. Also, 
> many systems on the shuttle are obsolete by modern standards, and it's 
> possible that the communications security is similarly aged.

Isn't it also possible that the device contains a physical key of some

				- Adam

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