Re: Encrypted Video Conferencing? (fwd)

Lee Byung Seo (@fdic.gov)
Mon, 11 Mar 96 10:54:23 EST


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Comments by: Richard S. Campbell@DIRM ATS@Washington
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Just snatched this of Usenet. Does Cornell or White Pine have any plans to
add encryption per the H.32x standards to their video conferencing, or is
this not seen as a problem?

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Date: 11 MAR 1996 12:47:54 GMT
From: Robert Blackshaw <blckshaw@clark.net>
Newgroups: comp.dcom.videoconf
Subject: Re: Encrypted Video Conferencing?

In article <31436342.CDA@cris.com>, jbrandt@cris.com writes...
>
>Does anyone know of any reason why video-conferencing (VC) systems should
>not be digitally encrypted? I am working with a client for whom
>confidentiality is very important. If we wind up using the Internet for
> VC, then they want it encrypted. Can CU-SeeMe be encrypted, like maybe
>with PGP?
>
>James

I expect that if both ends agree upon the method, encryption should
be possible. I know that it is built into the H.320 suite. Rec. H.233
covers the encryption methods.

Bob

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