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Societal Aspects of Cryptography

Speaker Name: 
Jon Callas
Speaker Title: 
Senior Technology Fellow
Speaker Organization: 
ACLU
Start Time: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 10:40am
End Time: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 11:45am
Location: 
via Zoom presentation
Organizer: 
Darrell Long

Abstract:

Encryption as a technology has matured, but the conflict of societal needs for privacy verses the needs of law enforcement is (again) back on the table. There is controversy if a responsible back door is technically feasible and socially justified.

BIO:

Jon is a Senior technology fellow at the ACLU with a long career in encryption technology and now is working on policy. Jon was formerly with Apple, Silent Circle, Blackphone and PGP.

**Zoom link:  https://ucsc.zoom.us/my/cse234. Access will only be available from ucsc.edu accounts.

 

Event Type: 
Event