Risking Communications Security: Potential Hazards of the Protect America Act

@article{Bellovin2008RiskingCS,
  title={Risking Communications Security: Potential Hazards of the Protect America Act},
  author={S. Bellovin and M. Blaze and W. Diffie and S. Landau and P. Neumann and J. Rexford},
  journal={IEEE Security & Privacy},
  year={2008},
  volume={6}
}
  • S. Bellovin, M. Blaze, +3 authors J. Rexford
  • Published 2008
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Security & Privacy
  • A new US law allows warrantless wiretapping whenever one end of the communication is believed to be outside national borders. This creates serious security risks: danger of exploitation of the system by unauthorized users, danger of criminal misuse by trusted insiders, and danger of misuse by government agents. 
    38 Citations

    Topics from this paper

    The Hidden Difficulties of Watching and Rebuilding Networks
    • 1
    Security Threats in Cloud Computing
    • 1
    Einstein on the Breach: Surveillance Technology, Cybersecurity and Organizational Change
    • 3
    • PDF
    Security threats in cloud computing
    • 6
    • PDF
    Security and service assurance issues in Cloud environment
    • 12
    Making Sense from Snowden: What's Significant in the NSA Surveillance Revelations
    • S. Landau
    • Computer Science
    • IEEE Security & Privacy
    • 2013
    • 106
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 37 REFERENCES
    Trust in Cyberspace
    • 232
    National Security on the Line
    • S. Landau
    • Engineering, Computer Science
    • J. Telecommun. High Technol. Law
    • 2006
    • 7
    • PDF
    Anonymity and traceability in cyberspace
    • 35
    • PDF
    Protocol failure in the escrowed encryption standard
    • 85
    • PDF
    The Athens Affair
    • 93
    • PDF
    Information Privacy Law
    • 99
    Computational Methods for Dynamic Graphs
    • 121
    • PDF