As states across the globe weaken cyber-security, Germany should oppose the trendSWP Comment 2017/C 31, 29.08.2017, 4 Seiten Forschungsgebiete
An inadvertent worldwide alliance against encryption is emerging, as Western democracies join authoritarian regimes in weakening communication encryption and exploiting spyware. This accelerating global trend undermines efforts to enhance cyber-security. Germany should oppose such developments and intensify its efforts to champion encryption. This will also mean finding alternative instruments to keep terrorism suspects under surveillance without degrading the software security of the entire population.