Accession Number:

ADA059221

Title:

Limitations of End-to-End Encryption in Secure Computer Networks

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MITRE CORP BEDFORD MA

Report Date:

1978-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

End-to-end encryption is not sufficient to prevent compromise of information in a network that employs untrusted subnet network interface processors. Addresses, message lengths, and timing of transmissions furnish channels whose bandwidth can be significant.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Systems
  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE