About: backdoors

Data protection 06-12-2021

Germany’s new government will firmly defend encryption, key Social Democrat says

The next German government intends to speak more strongly in favour of end-to-end encryption and against the introduction of backdoors, Jens Zimmermann, the digital policy expert for the Social Democrats (SPD) who co-negotiated the coalition agreement's chapter on digitalisation, told EURACTIV in an interview.
Data protection 19-08-2021

I confess I’ve got things to hide

In recent years there has been a backlash against encryption by governments and policy makers across the world.  However, encryption is critical for our digital society’s safety, writes David Frautschy. David Frautschy is the director for European government and regulatory...
Cybersecurity 28-07-2021

Pegasus shows no backdoor will be used only by good guys, Proton CEO say

Commenting on a recent cyber-surveillance scandal, a tech leader said encryption has made mass operations impossible and its integrity should be maintained at all costs, but he also pointed to Big Tech’s data collection practices as a major source of privacy vulnerabilities.