Re: [fw-wiz] Top Secret DOD Data over the Public Internet? Thoughts?
From: Kevin Sheldrake (kev_at_electriccat.co.uk)
To: "Eugene Kuznetsov" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "'Gary Flynn'" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2004 15:30:20 +0100
"Like most large enterprises, DOD wants to consolidate its networks under
a single architecture, making use of the Internet wherever possible, Hale
"Eventually, the agency wants to merge its own networks into a single
entity, Hale said."
It certainly reads to me that they want all their differently classified
networks to run over the Internet; which would imply crypto separation
would be required.
>> > http://www.gcn.com/vol1_no1/daily-updates/26971-1.html
> This is all very interesting, but I don't think that article said
> about DoD data going over public internet! ;-) I think they were hinting
> separating messages on the internal DoD network, separating messages of
> different classification levels using encryption, instead of physical
> segments. That largely removes DoS and MIM considerations.
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