NSA explains how to redact documents electronically

leichter_jerrold at emc.com leichter_jerrold at emc.com
Tue Jan 24 18:56:48 EST 2006

| http://www.fas.org/sgp/othergov/dod/nsa-redact.pdf
| One wonders how long it will be till someone finds an error...
It's a continuous battle, of course.

One noticeable thing is the complexity of the procedure.  I suspect human 
error will prove a more likely cause of leaks than the actual mechanism,
which appears sound.

There are commercial tools available that strip metadata from Word
I'm surprised no one has done a "redacting workbench" yet.

							-- Jerry

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