Fiber cut - response in seconds?

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Tue Jun 2 13:07:41 CDT 2009


On Tue, 02 Jun 2009 13:54:44 EDT, Martin Hannigan said:
> It would also be cheaper to add an additional layer of security with
> encryption vs. roving teams of gun toting manhole watchers.

Even if encrypted, you can probably do an amazing amount of traffic
analysis to tell when something is afoot.  Ask any pizzeria near State Dept
or Pentagon. ;)

(That, plus it's easier to break an encryption if you have gigabytes of
data to work with, than if you don't have any data to work with...)
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