Is The Government Telling The Truth When It Says Your Data Is Secure?
Editor?s note:?David Teten?is a partner with?ff Venture Capital?and founder and chairman of?Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York.? Modern encryption systems are, in theory, exceptionally secure. The Advanced Encryption Standard, for example, is so sophisticated that all known attacks are considered computationally infeasible. It is no surprise then, that the NSA considers 256-bit AES safe for storing top-secret data.