Has the NSA Won the Crypto Wars?

October 1, 2013
Panelists explored the impact of allegations that the NSA has deliberately introduced vulnerabilities in cryptographic protocols.

Until recently, many people believed that the so-called “Crypto Wars” were over and that the U.S. government supported strong encryption for the public. Now new leaks allege that the NSA has deliberately introduced weaknesses and backdoors into commercial products and security standards. These revelations may have substantive and long-lasting consequences on the reputations of U.S. tech companies. In addition, these claims may