Future of Internet security

Within the last weeks there has been several things that can affect to the future of the Internet. First United Nations officially condemned the practice of countries shutting down access to the internet at a meeting of the Human Rights Council. It effectively extends human rights held offline to the internet – including freedom of

Mobile Forensics CEO Proposes Controversial Access Tech for Smartphones – IEEE Spectrum

http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/security/mobile-forensics-ceo-proposes-controversial-publicprivate-key-access-for-smartphones This article discusses different potential approaches how law enforcement could get access to encrypted phones when needed but still have some security left. Is that possible or practical? Does not look good.

Why aren’t Stingrays rendered ineffective by standard MITM defenses? – Information Security Stack Exchange

http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/117460/why-arent-stingrays-rendered-ineffective-by-standard-mitm-defenses There’s been a lot of reporting in the past few years about law enforcement agencies using IMSI catchers (also known as Stingrays after a popular brand of them) to intercept cellular communications. Stingrays and other IMSI-catchers violate the cell tower agreements by producing an illegal signal, pretending to be a cell tower.They control the