Mayank Varia

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Mayank Varia is a research associate professor of computer science at Boston University and the co-director of BU's Center for Reliable Information Systems & Cyber Security. He holds a bachelor's degree from Duke University and a PhD from MIT.

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Encryption

A Roadmap for Exceptional Access Research

Rather than continuing to politicize encryption, instead the lessons learned from the decades-long crypto policy debate should be used to inform the process of developing Exceptional Access technology.Rather than continuing to politicize encryption, instead the lessons learned from the decades-long crypto policy debate should be used to inform the process of developing Exceptional Access technology.

Encryption

How Congress Can De-Escalate the Second Crypto War: Fund Research and Broker a Crypto Armistice

Policymakers could make progress on the problem of law-enforcement access to encrypted data with more research and a better relationship between the government and the tech community. Congress can help on both fronts.