For Passcode’s last Influencers Poll, we asked an open-ended question: What’s the most urgent cybersecurity or privacy challenge right now, and what’s one way to fix it?
But 78 percent of Passcode Influencers said the move does not prove China is willing to follow through on its promise.
Now that American law enforcement may have a way into the iPhone used by the San Bernardino, Calif., shooter, it faces a new conundrum: Should it inform Apple so it can fix a vulnerability that may affect millions of consumer devices – even if that disclosure could make it harder for law enforcement to unlock iPhones in the future?
Women pose for photographers on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse race in Ascot, England, on June 20.
In a survey, a strong majority of Passcode’s pool of security and privacy experts said sanctions aimed at curbing China’s economic espionage would send the right message.
The White House backs Katherine Archuleta after the data breach, but a whopping 84 percent of Passcode’s pool of security and privacy experts say she should be held accountable.
Three-quarters of Passcode's Influencers worry that changes to the Wassenaar Arrangement could hinder legitimate analysis of computer security weaknesses.
The vast majority of Passcode Influencers don't think private companies should respond to cyberattacks by chasing down digital intruders to recover stolen data or retaliating against hackers.
The vast majority of Passcode Influencers oppose weakening encryption so that law enforcement could have easier access to personal data. In fact, many say that stronger privacy protections will ultimately improve national security.
Big thinkers vote in a regular survey on the most critical issues in security and privacy.