cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Highlighted
Silver VIP

ENISA Says Encryption Backdoors Create More Problems than They Solve

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.

 

Full Article

 


 


http://community.webroot.com/html/assets/SigSVIP.png  beta_tester_transparent.png

Luminary Signature.png


2016-07-18_12-11-32.png  Microsoft® Windows Insider MVP - Windows Security

1 REPLY
Community Leader

Re: ENISA Says Encryption Backdoors Create More Problems than They Solve

I have to agree on this issue encryption back doors are not a good idea. Privacy is the issue and that is the problem

Community Leader