by Kenny Paterson and Fred Piper - Information Security Group, Royal Holloway, University of London - Tuesday, 21 February 2006.
This partnership approach required a bit more time and effort on our part. But with national and commercial security interests potentially at stake, applying a precautionary principle seemed to us to be the right way forward. Ultimately, the approach we took had the unexpected benefit of generating feedback that improved the quality our research. And we are now, literally and metaphorically, on the Christmas card lists of a few more important commercial and governmental organizations.