The Digital Security Divide

Technologist and surveillance expert Christopher Soghoian on what he terms the Digital Security Divide between socioeconomic classes and how it may cause future movements to suffer as a result.

It is an important talk, recently released, but it should be noted that it was delivered to a general audience. If someone sophisticated enough wants to break into your phone, they’re probably going to get in. That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t encrypt it, compartmentalize, or use secure messaging applications like Signal, however, as those go a long way to strengthening security.