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NSA Bullrun, 9/11 and Why Enterprises Should Walk Before They Run

The truth is that the NSA doesn't really need any crazy tools to actually hack SSL, since in the majority of cases today, SSL is not properly deployed anyway.

According to the latest stats from SSL Pulse, just under 25 percent of SSL sites are actually secure. That's right—most enterprises and Websites are not properly using SSL security to begin with.

So my suggestion is a simple one. Yes, as people who want to live in a free society and not a police state, we should always be wary of "Big Brother" snooping on us. But we should also tie our own shoes too and learn to walk before we run.

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NSA Bullrun, 9/11 and Why Enterprises Should Walk Before They Run

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.