From the Spring 2024 Issue

Shannon’s Dilemma: Securing a Future We Control but Cannot Know


Adam Firestone, Editor-in-Chief , United States Cybersecurity Magazine

The general sat back in her high-backed executive office chair and surveyed the network operations center.  A half-dozen engineers focused intently on the large curved high-definition displays in front of them and two men stood to her right. She nodded to the government program manager.  “Have we gotten all the necessary approvals?”  She knew the … Read more

From the Fall 2022 Issue

Auric Goldfinger and the Rise of Privacy Enhancing Technologies


David W. Archer, PhD, Principal Scientist, Niobium Microsystems and Galois, Inc.

David Archer - PETs Feature

“Mr. Bond, they have a saying in Chicago: ‘Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it’s enemy action’.” Goldfinger’s not wrong: When the same topic comes up three times in short succession from seemingly independent sources, something is going on. That’s currently the case with the positive, friendly action of the U.S. Government’s … Read more