Conferences and Speeches

Encryption and Going Dark Conference

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Partner Mark Krotoski participated at the Encryption and Going Dark Conference at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland

Mark served on the panel for “Law Enforcement, Civil Liberties, and Encryption,” which was moderated by Jeff Kosseff, Assistant Professor, United States Naval Academy Cyber Science Department. In addition to Mark, other panelists included:

  • Neema Singh Guliani | Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Catherine Lotrionte | Director of the Institute for Law, Science and Global Security and Visiting Assistant Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University; former Assistant General Counsel, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Michael Sachs | Executive Assistant District Attorney and Chief of the Investigation Division, New York County District Attorney

The conference provided a comprehensive review of legal and technical issues concerning encryption and the circumstances in which law enforcement may obtain encrypted information balanced against privacy and other interests. The conference's opening keynote was presented by Cyrus Vance Jr., New York County District Attorney. The keynote speech was given by Rod Rosenstein, Deputy Attorney General, US Department of Justice.