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MILCOM 2011: Fortress looks ahead to NSA's Suite B guidelines

9th November 2011 - 15:42 GMT | by Andrew White in Baltimore

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Fortress Technologies, now a subsidiary of General Dynamics C4 Systems, has expressed its desire that the US National Security Agency (NSA) will finally publish guidelines for wireless network security during the first quarter of 2012.

Speaking to Shephard at the MILCOM exhibition in Baltimore on 8th November, a company spokesman said publication of the guidelines would allow the company to approach 'different agencies and implement networks up to SECRET'.

Responding to concerns that wireless networks were insecure, the NSA identified a set of public cryptographic algorithms in 2005 which, when used together, would provide 'acceptable' security and integrity for the

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Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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