Q&A: The troubling implications of normalizing encryption backdoors — for government use
The Last Watchdog
SEPTEMBER 17, 2018
Should law enforcement and military officials have access to a digital backdoor enabling them to bypass any and all types of encryption that exist today? Venafi: It has been established over a long period of time that the minute you put a backdoor in, and you think it’s secure, it almost immediately will fall into the wrong hands. Because it’s there, the bad guys will get to it. In this case it’s an encryption key.