Remove Case Study Remove IT Remove Military Remove Privacy

Q&A: The troubling implications of normalizing encryption backdoors — for government use

The Last Watchdog

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? These technologists are in in full agreement with privacy and civil rights advocates who argue that this is a terrible idea. 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.