Germany’s latest national cyber security strategy emphasizes “security through encryption” and “security despite encryption” as the main pillars of the government’s crypto policy. If you see a controdiction here, you are not alone.
Sven Herpig is project director of the transatlantic cyber forum Stiftung Neue Verantwortung (SNV), a Berlin based Think Tank at the intersection of technology and public policy. Prior to joining SNV he worked on cyber security issues for Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security and the Federal Foreign Office. His work focuses on cyber security and defense policies and their strategic implications.
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