DOJ, AG Tout ‘Responsible Encryption’ to Bolster Prosecutions

We asked Tom Kellermann, CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures, via an email exchange, for his view on the pros and cons of “warrant proof encryption.” Kellermann, said: “The con is that other countries will require the same access. The pro is that cyber investigations can remain viable. For the privacy advocates who fear this shift, they must appreciate that the U.S.  government does not have a monopoly on being big brother. In the absence of cybersecurity, there exist dozens of big brothers.  Privacy cannot exist without cybersecurity and given that 50 percent of crimes have a digital component (according to GCHQ UK), law enforcement must be empowered.”

Full Article: https://securityboulevard.com/2017/10/doj-ag-tout-responsible-encryption-privacy/

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