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The 7 Practices of Highly Efficient Encryption

Posted by Base Camp Connect on June 2, 2020

During World War Two, the Allies had a decisive information advantage over the Axis. They had broken the German and Japanese encryption! That’s an advantage that you cannot afford to cede to your enemies. That kind of one-sided intelligence advantage is unlikely to occur again due to advances in encryption and code-breaking.

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Topics: secured communications, encryption

Bridging the interoperability gap (part 2)

Posted by Base Camp Connect on June 26, 2019

Originally published by Adam Stone in C4iSR magasine

Read the first part here.

SECURITY: THE LONG-STANDING ISSUE

In practical terms, the communications breakdown today typically is due to the method of carrying calls. ISDN lines do not have nearly the voice, data and video capabilities of today’s IP-based systems, nor can the two readily interconnect. Yet much of the military remains locked into the older methodology. Even as VoIP continues to rise in prominence, the military still lags behind in the use of it. Even as intelligence has migrated to end terminals in the IP world, the continued use of legacy networks hinders military leaders from taking full advantage of these capabilities.

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Topics: radio interoperability, Tactical Communications, Radio interoperability gateway, secured communications

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