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  • ​The week in security: Apple-FBI encryption stoush dominates RSA; Aussie execs less hands-on than APAC peers

    Encryption continued to dominate the news agenda as a report found it was hugely important as a compliance tool, even as Apple – testifying before Congress about the FBI's request for help to unlock a terrorist's iPhone – said complying with the order would be an “undue burden”. Lawmakers weighed the possibility of copying the target iPhone's memory to allow investigators to keep trying unlock codes until they hit the right one, while Apple reinforced the importance of encryption as a “necessary thing” as it stuck to its refusal to help the FBI create what some have labelled the security industry's first security 'front door'.

    David Braue | 07 Mar | Read more