"Keys Under Doormats" Authors Receive M3AAWG J.D. Falk Award for Clarifying Insecurity of Government-Mandated Access to Documents

October 21, 2015

"The 15 highly-respected computer scientists and security experts who came together to outline how law enforcement's proposed requirement for "backdoor" access to all encrypted files would actually make the Internet more vulnerable to crime and deception were recognized for their work today with the M3AAWG 2015 J.D. Falk Award.  "Keys Under Doormats: Mandating Insecurity by Requiring Government Access to All Data and Communications" explains how the government's request for a system that would allow it to access any secured file would set back Internet security, raise legal and ethical questions, and be impractical to implement."