Analysis | The Cybersecurity 202: Justice Department to mount another encryption push despite setbacks
Venafi CEO Jeff Hudson commented:
“Simply put: giving the government backdoors to encryption destroys our security and makes communications more vulnerable. Government mandated backdoors will allow cyber criminals to undermine all types of private, secure communications.
With all of the rhetoric around the topic of encrypted backdoors, it’s easy to lose sight of the facts — any government that mandates backdoors is no different from the world’s most authoritarian governments. At this moment, citizens in the United States have basic rights to privacy. But, if our government mandates backdoors that protection goes away.”