Cryptography’s Human Problem [Video]

“The primary weakness in any modern security mechanism tends to be the modern consumers utilizing it.”

If you’ve got security issues, there’s a nonzero chance it’s your fault. Or, if you’re especially vigilant, the fault of another person in the chain of people who control account security. In this new video from our friends at World Science Festival, security expert Brian Snow discusses the prevalence of fatal user error in encryption.

This video is part of the Keeping Secrets series on WSFtv — check out other great posts and videos about encryption, security, and privacy on World Science Festival.