Most informed telecoms engineers (and technically sophisticated Net users) have come to the conclusion that security on the Internet, as it's designed today, ranges from the impractical to the impossible. Sure, the NSA and Snowden's leaks have led the big tech companies to look at (and implement) end-to-end encryption, something FBI director Jim Comey lamented in a speech last night as being "uncrackable" by his teams, at least in the mobile messaging world. But the sad state of affairs in most Net-based communications is that they are completely fraught, with near-zero chance of real security.

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Published: July 24, 2015
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Mark Anderson

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Mark Anderson writes the most accurate predictive reports covering the computing and communication industries. His weekly Trends and Predictions posts cover must-have information for strategy development and business technology planning, and are followed by technology executives and investors worldwide including Bill Gates, Paul Jacobs, Michael Dell and more.

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