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Windows 7: Microsoft pushes crypto standards forward

14 Nov 2013   #1
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Microsoft pushes crypto standards forward

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When used properly, cryptography will impede even the most capable of attackers. One of the keys to using it properly is to implement and even to require the use of the latest crypto standards.
On Tuesday Microsoft made several announcements of changes in pursuit of stronger cryptography:
Unlike most other standards, cryptography standards have a definite shelf life. Research and Moore's law conspire to weaken techniques which were state of the art in their day.
Read more at: Microsoft pushes crypto standards forward | ZDNet


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