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John Graham-Cumming

John Graham-Cumming

London

September 29, 2018 9:55AM

Statement concerning events at Glowbeam Technologies

All of Cloudflare's staff were shocked at the events depicted in NCIS Season 16 Episode 1 where incorrect use of random numbers for encryption resulted in the insertion of multiple trojan horses that brought a nuclear reactor within seconds of a meltdown.Although Cloudflare has long been a competitor of the company responsible, Glowbeam Technologies, and uses similar random number generation technology, we would like to emphasize that there are significant differences between the two companies.Firstly, Cloudflare's Lava Lamps are not an "encryption engine" and thus they are not susceptible to tampering by the janitor. Secondly, all Cloudflare staff undergo extensive background checks. Thirdly, we were shocked that Glowbeam Technologies' wall of Lava Lamps was a single point of failure. In contrast, Cloudflare uses multiple sources of randomness.Lastly, Glowbeam Technologies' CEO confirmed that the company did not use "AES" or "key block...