A Brief History of Secure Email

  • Hilarie OrmanEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)


Secrecy in written language has a long history. Although written language remains virtually unchanged for millenia, the technology of secrecy has undergone rapid changes in the modern era. Bringing that technology to bear on email systems was a process that took more than 20 years. The many people who participated in that effort were divided between two camps that persist today.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Purple Streak, IncWoodland HillsUSA

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