Encryption Quotes by Dorothy E. Denning, Dorothy Denning, Ted Lieu, Morten Tyldum, Kevin Mitnick, Laura Poitras and many others.
The reality is that if you – let’s say you just pulled encryption. Let’s ban it. Let’s you and I ban it tomorrow. And so we sit in Congress and we say, thou shalt not have encryption. What happens then? Well, I would argue that the bad guys will use encryption from non-American companies, because they’re pretty smart.
In this age of communications that span both distance and time, the only tool we have that approximates a ‘whisper‘ is encryption. When I cannot whisper in my wife‘s ear or the ears of my business partners, and have to communicate electronically, then encryption is our tool to keep our secrets secret.
Without strong encryption, you will be spied on systematically by lots of people.
Properly implemented strong crypto systems are one of the few things that you can rely on.