ENISA Says Encryption Backdoors Create More Problems than They Solve

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ENISA explains why encryption backdoors are a dumb idea

Feb 16, 2016 11:00 GMT  ·  By Catalin Cimpanu  The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) has released a paper debunking the myth that encryption backdoors are the best way to safeguard against terrorist activities.
For some years now, government agencies have been asking regulators to write and pass laws that allow them to request companies to provide decryption keys for encrypted data, or even force firms to include a backdoor that they can easily access whenever needed.
This push has intensified tenfold after last year's Paris terror attacks, even if there was no evidence that the terrorists plotted and carried out the attack via encrypted communications.
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I have to agree on this issue encryption back doors are not a good idea. Privacy is the issue and that is the problem


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