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Does RSA SecurID have a US gov’t-authorized back door?


Does the RSA SecurID two-token authentication system include a back door that was built in at the request of the U.S. government in exchange for letting RSA export SecurID?

"RSA cut a deal with the government to provide a back door for surveillance work," say some industry analysts, who asked not to be identified. They say the trade-off let RSA export SecurID. RSA today would not confirm or deny this, indicating it was limiting its discussion of SecurID since last week’s disclosure of a network breach where "certain information" about SecurID was stolen.

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Does RSA SecurID have a US gov’t-authorized back door?- NetworkWorld.com


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