Earlier today in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, the EFF convened a closed-door briefing for Senate staff about the realities of device encryption. While policymakers hear frequently from the FBI and the Department of Justice about the dangers of encryption and the Going Dark problem, they rarely hear from engineers, cryptographers,Read More →


Over the past several years we have observed two opposing trends. The first is that we’re finally starting to use the cryptography that researchers have spent the past 40 years designing. We see this every day in examples ranging from encrypted messaging to phone security to cryptocurrencies. The second trend is that cryptographers are getting ready for allRead More →