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FAS Project on Intelligence Reform


The NSA FASTLANE Asynchronous Transfer Mode [ATM] cell based encryption implementation is in a prototype stage believed to be using a high speed DES crypto engine. This prototype was scheduled for release July/August 1996 though there were doubts about the stated delivery schedules.

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Updated Friday, July 04, 1997 11:18:40 AM