Backdoors inevitably create vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious actors

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73 percent of IT security professionals believe countries with government-mandated encryption backdoors are more susceptible to nation-state attacks. The Venafi survey on government-mandated encryption backdoors evaluated the opinions of 517 IT security professionals attending the RSA Conference 2019. “This is a tense moment for industry professionals because they know backdoors make our critical infrastructure more vulnerable,” said Kevin Bocek, vice president of security strategy and threat intelligence at Venafi. “This is not rocket science; backdoors … More →

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