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Building on Sand Isn’t Stable: Correcting a Misunderstanding of the National Academies Report on Encryption

The National Academies’ report on “Decrypting the Encryption Debate” says some computer-security experts have ideas for implementing secure exceptional access to encrypted systems—but that’s a far cry from saying they’re “trying to build” them.

Cybersecurity

Breaking WPA2

Sometimes we are reminded that the "noise" of policy drowns out important practical news.  Today is one of those days.  While we sit around worrying about Harvey Weinstein and Trump's latest tweet, it turns out that the encryption protocol at the core over almost all WiFi is vulnerable to attack. 

Encryption

Ending The Endless Crypto Debate: Three Things We Should Be Arguing About Instead of Encryption Backdoors

Recently I participated in a fascinating conference at Georgia Tech entitled “Surveillance, Privacy, and Data Across Borders: Trans-Atlantic Perspectives.” A range of experts grappled with the international aspects of an increasingly pressing question: how can we ensure that law enforcement is able to obtain enough information to do its job in the twenty-first century, while also ensuring that digital security and human rights are protected?

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