- "Why am I always being asked to prove these systems
aren't secure? The burden of proof ought to be on the vendor.
- You ask them about the hardware. "Secret."
- The software? "Secret."
- What's the cryptography?
- "Can't tell you because that'll compromise the secrecy
of the machines."
- Federal testing procedures? "Secret"
- Results of the tests? "Secret"
- Basically, we are required to have blind faith."
- - Dr. David L. Dill
- Professor, Computer Sciences
- Stanford University