As strong encryption becomes the norm for data in motion and at rest, data owners are more secure, but law enforcement organizations can face difficulty in lawful access to plaintext to combat crime and conduct investigations. Solutions must balance overall security and economic effects on a global basis.
Convened public and private discussions involving key government and industry representatives. Secured buy-in to contribute an international perspective to national debates.
Conduct an international workshop on approaches to balancing the security impacts of encryption, develop recommendations, and advocate for action in capitals and corporate headquarters.
Statement of Sally Quillian Yates, Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice and James B. Comey, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Keys Under Doormats: Mandating Insecurity by Requiring Government Access to All Data and Communications