This is a transcript of a great interview article, from renowned and well respected industry veteran Phil Zimmermann, which appeared in June-2018 in “Computing” magazine website.

Phil talks about his views around the perils of government intervention in encryption mechanisms and backdoors in systems as proclaimed in the name of national security.

He also talks about the imminent threat of Quantum Computing to current day Public Key Cryptography/Infrastructures and how we may all need to consider preparing for that new era in computing and cryptography if we are avoid a catastrophic outcome for data protection in the likely near future.

Read the transcript by clicking the button below.

If the NSA tells you to get ready for quantum computers then you’d better get ready