Public key cryptography celebrates anniversary

Friday, 27 October 2006, 2:29 PM EST

Dignitaries from the computer security field took the stage at the Computer History Museum Thursday evening to note the 30th anniversary of public key cryptography and wax historical about academic, governmental and commercial developments in security and ponder the future.

Panelists included persons such as Whitfield Diffie, who is a cryptography pioneer and chief security officer at Sun Microsystems; Notes founder Ray Ozzie, now Microsoft's chief software architect, and Brian Snow, retired director for the National Security Agency's Information Assurance Directorate.

At Yahoo! News.

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