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Time Has Come to Reform Laws Governing Law Enforcement Access to Data

September 18, 2015 Paul Rosenzweig is a senior adviser to The Chertoff Group, a global security and risk management advisory, and former deputy assistant secretary for Policy at the Department of Homeland Security. Some of the laws governing the process by which the federal government gains access to electronic data are nearly 30...

Op-ed: Encryption, not restriction, is the key to safe cloud computing

October 5, 2012 It’s 11 p.m. Do you know where your data is? If your enterprise has transitioned to the cloud for data storage the answer almost certainly is “no.” Portions of it might be in Malaysia; other bits in Antigua. Today, governments across the globe are deeply uncomfortable with that answer --...

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