Before they continue their campaign to strongarm tech firms into abandoning secure systems that customers clearly desire, or installing a so-called “back door” available to government agents, they should read a new report from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University on the encryption debate.
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Do you use Skype? Do you use Gmail? Do you use any of several other commonly employed data transfer, data storage, or communications systems on the Internet? If you do, your data are vulnerable to attack. You already know this. Companies are working to encrypt your data for greater safety, and you already know that, […]
A new Harvard study successfully challenges “going dark” encryption paranoia. But it bolsters concerns about the rise of the surveillance state.
The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University on Monday released a report that questions the so-called “going dark” phenomenon.
There’s no need to panic about strong encryption, argue experts from the university.
Will end-to-end encryption become ubiquitous across applications and services and allow criminals to hide from law enforcement? Not likely, says Harvard.
A new study says that Federal agencies don’t necessarily need computer backdoors to spy on their targets. Instead, Internet-connected devices could offer them an array of options to trace suspects.