“Reminds me of chatter in the 1990s that all CISCO products were compromised by the NSA.”
Who ever thought otherwise?
Use NSA code and HW designs, or don’t get certified by any body as secure.
And prepare to be arrested and charged in the most frivolous manner for violations of the export acts...
NSA owns US encryption, lock stock and barrel.
You do business their way, or no way at all.
Snowden and several other whistle-blowers have covered this sort of thing in detail.
The only truly secure communication is whispering in someone’s ear (with your hands covering your mouth). ;-)
It is a joke to hear the DC, corporate and mass media types talking about “information security”.
Their time would be better spent discussing the mating habits of Unicorns.