MetroStar Systems’ Director of Cybersecurity, Clay Calvert discussed the implications of the Apple vs. FBI debate with Clay’s comments are in relation to the debate between Apple and the FBI in which the FBI is demanding a “backdoor” to crack the encryption on the iPhone used in the San Bernardino tragedy.

“It will be extremely difficult to have a solution where only law enforcement can extract encrypted data on a smartphone,” adds Clay Calvert from MetroStar Systems. “If a ‘back door’ exists then it is only a matter of time before someone figures out how to take advantage of that opening. It is also a major concern that if such an opening is available for U.S. law enforcement then other countries would want and demand the same access.”

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