6 Ways Law Enforcement Can Track Terrorists in an Encrypted World
Government officials want us to believe that encryption is helping terrorists, but law enforcement still has plenty of tools to get the data.
The phrase “the terrorists are going dark” has come back in vogue after the Paris attacks, referring to assertions that encryption is somehow enabling the communication of future attackers to go undetected. But the public is being presented with a false choice: either we allow law enforcement unfettered access to digital communications, or we let the terrorists win. As always, it is not that simple.